Peshawar: KP Chief Minister Mahmood Khan said Pakistan came into being as a result of the tireless struggle and unprecedented sacrifices of the Muslims of subcontinent, adding that it is the individual and collective responsibility of all the people living in this country to strengthen and develop it into a great country.
The Chief Minister said this while speaking a ceremony held in connection with the Independence Day in Police Line Peshawar on Friday.
Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mahmood Khan attended the event as chief guest and hoisted national flag in the lawn of the police line. A contingent of police saluted the national flag followed by national anthem by police band.
Besides, provincial minister for labour Shaukat Yousafzai, Special Assistant to CM on Information, Kamran Bangash and Members Provincial Assembly from Peshawar, the event was also attended by Chief Secretary Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Dr. Kazim Niaz, Inspector General Police, Dr. Sanaullah Abbasi, Principal Secretary to CM, Shahab Ali Shah, Commissioner Peshawar, CCPO Peshawar and other government functionaries.
In his message with regard to Independence Day, the Chief Minister felicitated the entire nation and said that Pakistan came into being as a result of the tireless struggle and unprecedented sacrifices of the Muslims of subcontinent adding that it is the individual and collective responsibility of all the people living in this country to strengthen and develop it into a great country.
Mahmood Khan remarked that under the visionary leadership of Prime Minister Imran Khan, the incumbent government is striving to make this country a truly welfare state as per the vision of the founders of Pakistan.
The Chief Minister further said that the incumbent government, after restoring complete normalcy and peace in the province, was taking result oriented steps to make the province a hub of local and international tourism.
Meanwhile, the Chief Minister laid wreath on the monument of police martyrs and offered Fatiha for their departed souls.