Pakistan Day special service held at historic Westminister Abbey London
According to a statement issued by the Pakistan High Commission London here Saturday, the Westminster Abbey, which was founded in 960 AD, organized a special Evensong in connection with the National Day of Pakistan, as per tradition.
The special Service was held on the eve of March 23,2019. High Commissioner Mohammad Nafees Zakaria represented Pakistan at the Special Service.
He was received by The Very Reverend Dr. John Hall, Dean of Westminster. The Reverend Mark Birch led the Evensong. The Evensong was sung by the world-renowned Choir of Westminster Abbey. Special prayers were offered for the progress and prosperity of Pakistan and its people as well as for the continued friendship between Pakistan and the United Kingdom.
A large number of British citizens and Church goers attended the event, besides the High Commission’s officials.
The highlight of the occasion was that Pakistan’s Flag was flying for the whole day on top of the north tower of Westminster Abbey.