Progressive American Community Empowerment celebrated America’s Independence Day with great enthusiasm. A cake-cutting ceremony was held and the jubilant children and college students danced to the patriotic songs amid background music.
On the 246th anniversary of American Independence Day, the Progressive American Community Empowerment hosted the colorful event in New York, which was graced by State Senator John E. Brooks with his presence, other American officials, and a large number of social and business figures from the Pakistani community also attended the event.
The host of the event and President of PACE, Saeed Hassan, introduced his organization and the guests and said that the US provides equal opportunities, that’s the beauty of this country.
In celebration of Independence Day, the children had their faces painted and henna embroidered on their hands. The special guest of the occasion, State Senator John E. Brooks, while addressing the participants, said that he always pursued politics of public interest and never compromised on principles. The doors of America are open to anyone who wants to make progress through hard work.
Children dressed in the American flag and waved the US flag together. Meanwhile, the Queen’s College students performed a great dance performance by the group which was well received by the audience.
Many members of the Pakistani and American communities attended the event with their families so that the children could also be made aware of the importance of Independence Day.
On this occasion, local American officials from New York congratulated the participants on Independence Day. They later said in their speeches that the United States is a country of immigrants, there is no better field for public service than politics.
Adnan Bukhari appealed to the Pakistani community to vote for Senator John E. Brooks, while social worker Iram Hanif said his organization was working to improve the lives of people of all ages.
At the end of the Independence Day celebrations, all the guests gathered in one place and all together cut the cake for the 246th anniversary of the United States and also congratulated each other.