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Statement by the Prime Minister on Pakistan’s Independence Day

The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on Pakistan’s Independence Day:

“Today, we join Pakistani communities in Canada and around the world to celebrate seven decades of Pakistan’s independence.

“Our two countries established a diplomatic relationship shortly after Pakistan was declared a sovereign nation in 1947. We continue to work together to advance shared priorities, including governance and democracy, regional security, poverty reduction, polio eradication, trade, defence, and the fight against climate change.