Chicago, 26 August 2022 (TDI): Pakistan’s Consul General in Chicago, Tariq Karim met the State Representative of Illinois, Denyse Wang Stoneback on Thursday.

During their meeting, the Representative presented a proclamation for Pakistan’s 75th Independence Day on behalf of the Illinois House of Representatives.

Remarks of Officials

Consul General Tariq expressed his gratitude to the leadership of Illinois for congratulating Pakistan on its 75th Independence Day. Moreover, he said that the proclamation represented the strong bond between the people of Pakistan and the US.

The State Representative of Illinois also expressed her pleasure in meeting the Consul General. She extended her felicitations to Pakistan on its 75th Independence Day.

Moreover, she also highlighted the success of the Pakistani community in Chicago as well as Illinois.

Pakistan in Chicago

The Pakistani community is one of the largest communities that have settled in different cities in the US.

Moreover, Pakistanis have established many social and cultural institutions in Chicago. With the city’s greater Islamic community, Pakistanis have helped establish mosques and Islamic schools in and around Chicago, including the Islamic Foundation.

Recently, the Pakistani community in Chicago observed an annual parade at Devon avenue around the Muhammad Ali Jinnah way in Chicago. The parade was part of the community’s celebrations for Pakistan’s 75th Independence Way.

Previous Meetings

As a Pakistani diplomat in the US, the Consul General of Chicago attends many events and meetings to increase Pakistan’s partnership with different sectors of the country.

Recently, Consul General Tariq attended a literary event, Nuskhah e Dard e Ishq. The event was organized by Urdu Institute in the US in collaboration with Sabeel Center.

During his remarks, the Consul General highlighted the importance of harmony between civilizations. Moreover, he appreciated the role of scholars in strengthening this understanding between civilizations.

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