ISLAMABAD, (Pakistan Point News - APP - 13th August, 2016) : President Mamnoon Hussain has urged the nation to forge unity to secure a better and brighter future for coming generations by following in the footsteps of the illustrious founding fathers. In his message on Independence Day, the President extended his good wishes to the nation and said,"Today we are celebrating our Independence Day with a new zeal and vigour." He expressed confidence that their determination would pave the way for political, economic and social stability in the coming days.
He said the country had been confronted with many challenges since the last few years but the nation had boldly faced them through its unshakeable resolve. President Mamnoon said the government resolutely decided to take action in order to cleanse various regions and cities of terrorism, extremism and lawlessness under which the armed forces and other law enforcement agencies were playing an effective role as a result of which peace was being restored in the country.
He said the government had also adopted sound policies to improve the economy which had created better business environment leading to increased opportunities for domestic and international investment. It was satisfying to note that foreign investors were increasingly turning to Pakistan for investment. These developments augured well for "our economic future which testifies that new possibilities and opportunities are unfolding for Pakistan," he remarked. "I am happy to note that the consensus on democracy is producing positive results. We need to initiate the process of correction individually, then from homes and communities to derive more benefits and ensure that the democratic values take roots at the state, governmental and administrative levels to pave the way for real and meaningful change," the President added.