Flag Hoisting Ceremony

To commemorate the country's Independence Day, a flag-hoisting ceremony was held at the Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi (PMAS-AAUR), on August 14, 2018.


The Vice Chancellor PMAS-AAUR, Prof. Dr. Sarwat N Mirza, Registrar Muhammad Aqeel Sultan, deans of faculties, administrative officers and employees attended the ceremony.


Addressing the gathering, Prof. Dr. Sarwat N. Mirza congratulated the nation on the auspicious occasion of Independence Day and also reminded the collective sacrifices rendered by thousands of people for achieving independence.


He reiterated that the dream of the Father of Nation Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah can only materialize if the literacy and higher education standard is brought at par with the international contemporary needs. He urged every Pakistani to educate their children and jointly work for a progressive, tolerant, moderate and pluralistic Pakistan.


He urged upon students and faculty members to work hard with commitment and dedication so that to make University a model institution in line with contemporary global standards.


Earlier, the Vice Chancellor hoisted the national flag which was followed by the national Anthem. The security personnel of PMAS-AAUR saluted to the national flag. A special prayer was also offered for the prosperity and solidarity of the country.


Young boys and girls were carrying miniature Pakistani flags which they warmly waved during proceedings of the function and presented national songs. Sweets were also distributed among children.


The University has been also decorated with illuminations, national flags, and, banners to celebrate the day.