Rona Ambrose, Interim Leader of the Conservative Party of Canada and Leader of the Official Opposition, issued the following statement today to mark the 69th Anniversary of Pakistan’s Independence:
“Today is the 69th Anniversary of Pakistan`s Independence. Celebrations will be held throughout the world, in which Pakistanis will participate in a number of parades, ceremonies, and other celebratory events.
“Pakistan and Canada share an important relationship, and Canada is home to a large and vibrant Pakistani community.
“Today is an opportunity for all Canadians to recognize the immense contributions of Pakistani-Canadians from all walks of life.
“On behalf of the Official Opposition and the Conservative Party, I would like to extend my warmest wishes to everyone celebrating Pakistan Independence Day.
“Happy Independence Day!”