Sarwar confers award on Tahir Javed

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Amraiz Khan

Punjab Governor Chaudhry Sarwar has urged the Overseas Pakistanis to become part of the politics and Parliament of the countries where they are working because as a member of parliament of a country, one can influence the policy of that country.

Twenty Pakistanis are currently serving as members of the House of Lords and the House of Commons.

It is a matter of pride that Pakistanis are holding important positions in many countries including the United Kingdom.

He was addressing a reception in honour of American Democrat Tahir Javed at Governor’s House Lahore, on Saturday.

Prominent political, Social and Business dignitaries of the country also attended the reception and felicitated Tahir Javed on receiving ‘’Tamgha-e-Imtiaz’’ from the President of Pakistan.

Governor Punjab also presented him a shield in acknowledgement for his services for Pakistan.

Governor Punjab Chaudhry Sarwar said that Prime Minister Imran Khan and the President has recognized the services of Tahir Javed.

He has worked tirelessly to strengthen Pak-US relations and Tahir Javed’s services for Pakistani-Americans are also commendable.

Governor Punjab further said that overseas Pakistanis are the assets and ambassadors of our country adding that they always stand in solidarity with their fellow countrymen in challenging times which is a testament to their love for Pakistan.

US Democrat Tahir Javed said that he would continue to work for the strengthening of relations between the United States and Pakistan.

As an old diplomat, President Joe Biden has had cordial relations with Pakistan, adding that Pakistan and the United States bilateral relations will come closer in days to come.