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Event Title: 23 March proved to be a decisive moment in our history,Chairman Senate Muahmmad Sadiq Sanjrani

Event Date: 2019-03-22

23 March proved to be a decisive moment in our history when our forefathers under the able leadership of Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah decided to shape their own destiny in the form of a separate homeland where each and every one would be free and would enjoy equal rights under the law and constitution.
This was stated by Chairman Senate Muahmmad Sadiq Sanjrani in a message to the nation on the occasion of 23rd March , 2019.   Chairman Senate Muhammad Sadiq Sanjrani, felicitating all Pakistanis living in Pakistan and overseas, observed that current times are meaningful in understanding the significance of this day.
“Challenges are enormous and the national integration is facing challenges at the hands of terrorism, extremism, poverty, underdevelopment and a sluggish economy but our zeal and determination is undeterred” Sadiq Sanjrani said.
He said that Pakistan is a peace loving country and we want a peaceful resolution to all the problems, however, anyone challenging our sovereignty and territorial integrity would be dealt with an iron fist.     
In his message on Pakistan Day Chairman Senate has observed that the Armed Forces of Pakistan have not just defended the motherland and stayed true to their commitment in safeguarding the territorial boundaries of the country but have also invigorated the whole nation with an ever increased wave of patriotism. 
He expressed hope that this day would serve as a new beginning in improving the standard of living in the country of people belonging to all ethnicities and religions. Chairman Senate has said that the State and every citizen should reaffirm his/her commitment to promote the principles of unity, faith and discipline in individual and collective lives.
Deputy Chairman Senate Saleem  Mandviwalla also greeted nation on Pakistan Day and said that the whole nation stands by the side of Armed Forces for the defence of motherland. He called for forging unity in ranks to give a befitting response to the threats being faced at national level.
Leader of the House in the Senate Senator Shibli Faraz and Leader of the Opposition in the Senate Raja Muhammad Zafarul Haq also expressed their best wishes. Senator Shibli termed it an important occasion and said that our forefathers made a struggle for state where equality and social justice would be the norm and the government is making all out efforts to improve quality of life of a common man through different initiatives. Leader of the Opposition Raja Muhammad Zafar ul Haq said that 23rd March, 1940 was historical moment when our forefathers decided to break the chains of slavery. Millions of people sacrificed their lives for a separate state, he said.