There were celebrations, slogans and prayers as UET observed 72 nd Independence Day in solidarity with Kashmiris in light of India's move to annex occupied Kashmir.UET Lahore main campus was fully decorated with national flags, banners and buntings to give a festive look.For this purpose, a Flag Hoisting ceremony was held at UET Seminar Hall. Vice Chancellor UET Lahore Prof. Dr. Syed Mansoor Sarwar was the Chief Guest of event. He inaugurated the ceremony while hoisting the national flag followed by National Anthem. Deans, Chairpersons, Teachers, Students, Senior Administrative Staff and other faculty members were also present at this occasion.
Addressing the participants Vice Chancellor UET Prof. Dr. Syed Mansoor Sarwar expressed his views while saying, having a fee country is a blessing “Pakistan is our motherland and we should own it by performing our duties with a sense of responsibility. It is matter of pride that in Muslim Ummah we have a rich and diverse culture, climate and talent. It must be properly used for the progress and prosperity of Pakistan”.
He also said, “This land requires dedication, commitment and enthusiasm and in this regard our youth has great potential to deliver their level best.”He strongly condemned the brutality of India on the people of occupied Kashmir. While special prayers were said for the peace and prosperity of the country and for the people of occupied Kashmir and the most of the Muslim world.