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Celebrating the 66th Pakistan Independence Day on Wednesday, August 14, 2013

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION celebrating the 66th Pakistan Independence Day on
Wednesday, August 14, 2013

WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body, in keeping with its
time-honored traditions, to recognize and pay tribute to those who
foster ethnic pride and enhance the profile of cultural diversity which
strengthens the fabric of the communities of New York State; and
WHEREAS, Attendant to such concern, and in full accord with its long-
standing traditions, this Legislative Body is justly proud to celebrate
the 66th Pakistan Independence Day on Wednesday, August 14, 2013; and
WHEREAS, The community of people who came to New York from Pakistan,
or who have ancestral ties to the homeland, share their cherished
culture and traditions with Americans of all backgrounds, and they
uphold the principles of freedom and democracy that are fundamental to
life in our great country; and
WHEREAS, Pakistan Independence Day provides an excellent means by
which all New Yorkers can learn more about the rich Pakistani heritage,
while fostering an appreciation for this ancient culture among future
generations; and
WHEREAS, Members of the Pakistani-American community demonstrate a
strong work ethic that has enabled them to realize many accomplishments
and find continued success in this State and Nation, and they continue
to excel in a wide range of professions such as education, medicine,
science, technology, business and industry; and
WHEREAS, This Legislative Body is proud to acknowledge various
cultures of people who add to the overall diversity of our State and, on
this occasion, we take the opportunity to recognize the contributions
made by the Pakistani-American community and extend best wishes to all
of its members as they hold appropriate ceremonies to commemorate this
historic milestone; now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
celebrate the 66th Pakistan Independence Day on Wednesday, August 14,
2013; and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to the Embassy of Pakistan.

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  • 05 / Apr / 2013
    • REFERRED TO FINANCE
  • 17 / Apr / 2013
    • REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • 17 / Apr / 2013
    • ADOPTED

Resolution Details

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Resolutions, Legislative

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