Institute of Strategic Studies, Islamabad
Centre for Strategic Perspectives (CSP)
“Pakistan’s Independence Day” Web Celebration
August 14, 2021
The Institute of Strategic Studies Islamabad (ISSI) held a celebratory meeting to commemorate the 75th Independence Day of Pakistan today. The meeting was attended by Ambassador Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry,Director General ISSI, Ambassador Khalid Mahmood,Chairman BoG ISSI, the Directors of the five Centers of Excellence and the entire research faculty.The meeting was conducted keeping in view the theme of “One Nation, One Vision.” While giving his remarks, Ambassador Chaudhry stated that we must celebrate our independence day with zeal and fervor as it instils a sense of pride in us and we must at the same time introspect with a positive resolve to work for nation-building. The meeting was moderated by Malik Qasim Mustafa, Director ACDC &CSP at the ISSI, who also reiterated the need for converting our vision into action and for working towards the greater goals of progress at every level while keeping the vision of Quaid-e-Azam in consideration.
The research faculty from the five centres of excellence, while expressing their views shed light on the need for introspection, a positive attitude and valuing the freedom achieved several decades ago and working hard for the fulfilment of the vision of Pakistan. The meeting concluded with the remarks by Ambassador Khalid Mahmood,Chairman BoG ISSI, who stated that Independence Day is an occasion for introspection and Pakistan has survived that despite the numerous challenges it faced since its inception. He also stated that we must incorporate our vision at every level.