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Pakistan Day at UOWD

Wednesday, 6 April, 2011

On 23rd March, Pakistan Students Association celebrated the Pakistan Resolution Day at UOWD.

The colourful event showcased traditional dance, specially scripted plays, henna painting and live cricket on a giant screen showing Pakistan playing the West Indies in the quarter-final match of the Cricket World Cup. Traditional delicious Pakistani food was sponsored by Ravi restaurant.

More than 100 students, dressed in the ethnic dress packed into the multipurpose hall to the sound of Pakistani pop music. Pictures of the nation's founding father, Muhammad Ali Jinnah, and Pakistani flags adorned the walls. The event started with a short speech given by Mobisher Rabbani, a Pakistani businessman and philanthropist, who encouraged the students to take up voluntary work. 23rd March is marked as an important milestone in the history of Pakistan and symbolizes the political struggle of the leaders who were instrumental in the creation of the country.