Pakistan National Day Celebration

Abu Dhabi, UAE – The Pakistan Business Professional Council (PBPC) Abu Dhabi organized a virtual celebration of Pakistan National Day on Monday, 29 March 2021.


Address the ceremony, Dr. S. Qaiser Anis, PBPC Abu Dhabi President, welcomed and acknowledged His Highness Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Ministry of Tolerance & Coexistence, H.E. Afzaal Mahmood, Ambassador of Pakistan to the UAE,  the past Ambassadors and the Founding Members and Council’s Members for their presence, as well as the distinguished guests, the Council’s members, and friends from across the world. Highlighting the historic day of Pakistan and pay homage to the founding fathers of Pakistan whose services and sacrifices led to the creation of a separate homeland for the Muslims of the subcontinent.

Minister of Tolerance and Coexistence, H.E. Sheikh Nahyan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, also Patron-in-Chief of PBPC Abu Dhabi, who was the Guest of Honour at the ceremony, felicitated the Ambassador, His PBPC Members and Pakistani diaspora on the auspicious occasion.

In his message, “this virtual gathering, organized by PBPC Abu Dhabi, is a sign of the very strong and brotherly relations between Pakistan and the United Arab Emirates, and for our mutual high regard and respect. We are honored to call you brothers and sisters. The bonds of friendship and brotherhood between our two countries are age-old.”

The ceremony was chaired by H.E. Afzaal Mahmood, Ambassador of Pakistan to the UAE and Chairman of PBPC Abu Dhabi. His Excellency expressed his pleasure for organizing such an event and on the presence of H.E. Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan and a number of former Ambassadors and fellow Pakistanis on this important celebration of the National Day of the country.

The event was graced by the past Ambassadors of Pakistan to the UAE and the Honorary Chairman of the Council, H.E. Jamil Ahmed Khan, H.E. Asif Durrani, and H.E. Air Marshall (RTD) Syed Qaiser Hussian. These Ambassadors are great contributors and been instrumental in steering the Council with their leadership and guidance.

Messages from prominent members of the Pakistani Community whose works and dedication contributed to the betterment of Pakistan, Dr. A. Hadi Shahid, Founding Member of PBPC Abu Dhabi, Dr. Tariq Nizami, Founder & CEO of CEO Clubs Network Worldwide and Mr. Adeeb Aijaz, Co-Founder and Executive Director of Exhibitors TV Network.

The event concluded with a word of thanks by Mr. Mohd. Iqbal Nasim, VP Programme of PBPC Abu Dhabi, and was joined online by members and friends of the Council.

Lastly, the President conveyed a message to all Pakistani Businessmen, Industrials and Pakistan Chambers to participate in the Dubai Expo2020 which is going to be held from 1st October 2021 until 31st March 2022. Their participation will increase the trade, commerce, investment, and trade between the two countries – Pakistan and UAE.

The Pakistan Business Professional Council Abu Dhabi will continue to uphold the council’s objectives – using its platform and presence in the region to support its members and Pakistani community during the pandemic.


To watch the full message of H.H. Sheikh Nahyan, click here

To watch the full message of H.E. Afzaal Mahmood, click here

To watch the replay of the event please click here

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