Flag hoisting ceremony of 70th Independence Day of Indonesia held

Karachi, August 17, 2015 (PPI-OT): In the morning on Monday, August 17, 2015, a flag hoisting ceremony was held at the Consulate General of the Republic of Indonesia in Karachi celebrated the 70th Independence Day. All Karachi based Indonesian Community, Indonesian Students, the staff of the Indonesian Consulate General and their Families were attended the event with great zeal and enthusiasm. A number of respected Pakistani friends who were especially invited to attend the event were present in the ceremony.

The Consul General of the Republic of Indonesia, Honorable Hadi Santoso in his address throw the light on the Independence struggle that martyred hundred of Indonesian Heroes in fighting for their sovereignty. A smart group of Indonesian youth, in smart and beautiful uniform hoisted the National flag of Indonesia with Indonesian National Anthem. The Consul General also distributed special honoraria to the family of those Pakistanis who sacrificed their lives during the Independence War in 1945.

Speaking at the ceremony Mr, hadi Santoso conveyed warm greetings to the people of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, who also celebrated their Independence Day on the 14th August 2015. He extends heartiest felicitations and best wishes to the Government and the people of Pakistan on the 68th anniversary of the Independence. He highlights fruitful relation between two brotherly countries Indonesia and Pakistan will be further strengthened in days ahead. Long live Indonesia-Pakistan Friendship.

On this occasion the Indonesian Consulate General in collaboration with National Forum for Environment and Health held tree plantation led by Consul General and accompany by distinguish guest, among others, Chairman Pakistan Indonesian Business forum, Secretary, Pakistan Indonesian Friendship Society, members Karachi Chamber of Commerce and Industry as well as Journalist.

For more information, contact:
Consulate General of the Republic of Indonesia
Karachi, Pakistan
E/1-5 Shahrah-e-Iran, Clifton,
Karachi (Pakistan)
Tell: +92-21-35874623
Fax: +92-21-35874483