For Immediate Release

August 14th, 2017

Mayor Crombie Statement Marking Pakistan Independence Day

“On behalf of the City of Mississauga, Members of Council and our team of professional staff, we join our local Pakistani community to mark the occasion of Pakistan Independence Day. On this day, Pakistani families will gather to reflect on their country’s past and look toward its promising future.

“This year, Canada also celebrated an important milestone with the 150th anniversary of Confederation and our nation’s founding. Canada continues to be enriched by the lasting nation-building contributions of new Canadians from places, like Pakistan, and from communities around the world. To celebrate Canada is to celebrate the diversity of Canadians.

“Mississauga is home to a vibrant, compassionate and engaged Pakistani community who continues to invest back in our City as businesses owners, volunteers, faith leaders, and active residents committed to making Mississauga an even better place to call home.

“Once again, I offer my best wishes to everyone recognizing Pakistan Independence Day.

“Pakistan Zindabad.”