University of Engineering and Technology (UET), Lahore observed 72nd Independence Day in solidarity with Kashmiris in light of India’s latest move to annex occupied Kashmir. UET Lahore main campus was fully decorated with national flags, banners and buntings to give a festive look. For this purpose, a Flag Hoisting ceremony was held at UET Seminar Hall.
UET Lahore Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Syed Mansoor Sarwar was the Chief Guest of event. He inaugurated the ceremony while hoisting the national flag followed by the National Anthem. Deans, chairpersons, teachers, students, senior administrative staff and other faculty members were also present on this occasion.
Addressing the participants UET Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Syed Mansoor Sarwar said having a fee country was indeed a blessing “Pakistan is our motherland and we should own it by performing our duties with a sense of responsibility. It is a matter of pride that in Muslim Ummah we have a rich and diverse culture, climate and talent. It must be properly used for the progress and prosperity of Pakistan”.
He also said, “This land requires dedication, commitment and enthusiasm and in this regard, our youth has great potential to deliver their level best.” He strongly condemned the brutality of India on the people of occupied Kashmir. Special prayers were said for the peace and prosperity of the country and the people of occupied Kashmir and most of the Muslim world.