ISLAMABAD ,August 17, (Online): The Flag Hoisting Ceremony of the 71st Indonesian Independence Day was held in the premise of the Consulate General of the Republic of Indonesia.
The ceremony went through processions of flag hoisting by the official flag bearers, then declaring of the State Five Principles, declaring of the 17 August 1945 Independence Proclamation, stating the 1945 Preamble to the Indonesian Constitution and the Consul General official remarks.
On this occasion, the Consul General of the Republic of Indonesia recalled the proclamation of the nation founding fathers and 1st President, Soekarno and Vice-President, Mohammad Hatta on 17th August 1945.
The Consulate General of the Republic of Indonesia appreciated the attendance of the Pakistani guests in the ceremony as a reflection of both countries’ cordial and brotherly relations. The Indonesian people also extended their warmest and sincerest felicitation on the auspicious occasion of the 69th Anniversary of the Independence Day of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan on 14th August 2016.
The President of the Republic of Indonesia, Joko Widodo, recently had established a National Movement “Reliable Work” . It is a major movement involving all elements of the Indonesian peoples to accomplish a just, prosperous, and peaceful Indonesia.
The Consulate General of the Republic of Indonesia in Karachi and the Indonesian peoples in Sindh Province, are also participating in the above mentioned movement by enlarging bilateral relations with Pakistan, especially in specific area of economy, trade and social links.
At the end, art performance and dance by the Indonesian ladies was held before the guests.
Indonesians residing in Karachi, invitees of Pakistani friends of the local government, business people, academicians, journalist and the diplomatic corps also attended the ceremony.