Karachi, 12 June 2022 (TDI): The British Deputy High Commission (BDHC) hosted the Queen’s Birthday and Platinum Jubilee festivities in Karachi on Friday.
Thank you to @SindhCMHouse @TheMahiraKhan @SidraIqbal & everyone who celebrated #QBP2022 in roshnio kay shehr Karachi with us last night. Iss saal hum do khaas celebrations kar rahay hai: #PlatinumJubilee & 75 years of 🇬🇧🇵🇰 relations. #eksaath75 #QBPQueensweek pic.twitter.com/0nrz1LW3lO
— Christian Turner (@CTurnerFCDO) June 11, 2022
A number of guests including the Chief Minister of Sindh, Murad Ali Shah, as well as government officials, foreign dignitaries, and celebrities attended the event.
The British High Commissioner, Christian Turner, and the Deputy High Commissioner, Mike Nithavrianakis hosted the event.
In his remarks, the High Commissioner reminded the guests of the Queen’s life of service.
Moreover, the Cadillac that the Queen rode in during her 1961 visit to Pakistan was also parked on the premises. The car reflected a symbol of the two nations’ ongoing friendship.
Events around the world have commemorated the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee and her 70 years of service to the people of the United Kingdom, the Realms, and the Commonwealth.
In addition, it is also the 75th anniversary of Pakistan and the United Kingdom’s bilateral relationship.
Platinum Jubilee celebrations:
On Wednesday, the Pakistan Monument in Islamabad was lit up in purple, the color of the Platinum Jubilee festivities, which coincided with celebrations at the British High Commission in Islamabad, where the special guest was Pakistan’s Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif.
On Tuesday, the final Queen’s Birthday Party event will take place in Lahore. The event will feature a performance by Qawali artist Rahat Fateh Ali Khan.