London: "Jashne-Pukhtoonkhwa”, celebrated by Pakhtun and Pakistani Community in London.This grand show was organised by ANP London/UK in Muslim Community Hall Ilford,London recently.
Dr.Haider Ali Khan MPA and Secretary Foreign Affairs ANP was Presiding over the meeting whileWajid Shamsulhasan Pakistan High Commissioner was the chief guest on the occasion.
Dr Haider congratulated the Pukhtoon Community on the milestone achievement of getting their Identity after a very long struggle by our great Leaders. He also thanked all the political forces of the country, especially President Zardari, who generously honoured and supported this long-standing and genuine demand of the people of Pukhtoonkhwa.He also praised the role of Mr.Nawaz Sharif in this regard.
Dr.Haider said that Pukhtoons have been fighting one of the fiercest wars of the human history not for their survival only but for the the survival of whole human race. And they are the most suffering Nation of the World in the Global war on terror. They are not terrorist but they are the worst victims of terror themselves. We believe in the Non-voilent and peace loving philosophy of Great Bacha Khan and the International Community must support our efforts in restoring long lasting Peace and stability in the region. He also appealed the expatriate Pukhtoons to come forward and play their due role in this direction.
Pakistani High Commissioner Wajid Shamsulhassan reiterated that democracy must prevail for ensuring rule of law and social justice in the country. President ANP UK Mehfooz jan thanked the community for participating in the meeting and stressed for greater unity among Pukhtoons. Programme
Manager Baacha Khan Education Foundation Waqar Khattak said that knowledge is power and the world must help us educate our future generations. The meeting was also addressed by Maqsoodkhan VP ANP UK And Jamshid Bangash GS ANP London.