The Registrar’s Office arranged a Flag Raising ceremony on Independence Day, Wednesday 14 August 2019. This ceremony was presided by Rector, Dr. James Tebbe, Mr. Shaukat Tarin, President of the Formanite Alumni Association, and Dr. Sufian Aslam, Associate Vice Rector.
Resident expats, faculty, staff, and employees with their families and children attended the event.
Chairperson of the Department of History and Pakistan Studies, Dr. Farzand Masih gave a speech on the Pakistan movement followed by Urdu poem by Dr. Shahida Dilawer Shah, Associate Professor of Urdu Department.
Dr. James Tebbe gave a speech on the importance of celebrating Independence Day and what a blessing Pakistan is for all Pakistanis. He also expressed solidarity with the Kashmiri people.
The FCCU Church choir sang patriotic songs and Chief of Security and Safety raised the national slogan of Pakistan Zindabad. In the end, sweets were distributed among all those who attended.