Australian Excessive Commissioner Peter Heyward mentioned he dedicates ‘Australia Day in Spring’ to ladies empowerment in Pakistan, to advertise their financial progress and prosperity.
Peter Heyward, who could be ending his time period this 12 months hosted a grand reception at sprawling lawns of his residence late Saturday. In his remarks on the event he mentioned, selling gender equality would assist ladies purchase their rights within the society.
It was the final ‘Australian Day in Spring’ for him and his spouse Susan in Islamabad mentioned the envoy, as he welcomed the friends and ambassadors of varied nations. The nationwide anthems of the 2 nations have been sung on the event. He alongside together with his spouse additionally minimize a cake to mark the day. Peter Heyward on the event acknowledged the function of all those that went to Australia on scholarships and contributed in gender equality. He additionally gave Australian Alumni Excellence Award to 4 Pakistanis, who had come again on completion of their research and have been enjoying a precious function in varied fields of life.
A video message of the Australian envoy Natasha Stott Despoja, who speaks for girls and ladies rights throughout the globe was additionally performed as she couldn’t make it because of another urgent engagement abroad.
She mentioned celebrating gender equality would assist scale back poverty among the many feminine inhabitants. It could encourage them to take part in financial improvement of the nation, she added. Natasha Despoja mentioned her nation was additionally supporting World Meals Programme for enabling its assist to ladies in emergencies by offering meals and medical services. She lauded efforts of all those that have been current on Australia Spring Day and have been working to advertise ladies empowerment.