OTTAWA, ON – The Hon. Andrew Scheer, Leader of Canada’s Conservatives, issues statement to mark Pakistan Independence Day:

Today, Canadians of Pakistani descent all across Canada will celebrate the 73rd year of Pakistan becoming an independent country.

“Canada’s relationship with Pakistan has been longstanding, and both our countries can build on that relationship by promoting the universal values of pluralism, peace, and economic development.

“Canada is home to a vibrant Pakistani community whose rich and deeply historical culture of art, poetry, music, and cuisine continues to enhance Canada’s social fabric. Canada’s Conservatives are proudly represented in the Pakistani community by Senator Salma Ataullahjan, the very first Senator of Pakistani origin appointed in the Upper Chamber.

“On behalf of Canada’s Conservatives, I extend my best wishes to everyone celebrating the anniversary of Pakistan’s Independence!”


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Julie Pham
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