Resolution J1127-2013

Commemorating the 73rd Anniversary of the signing of the "Pakistan Resolution" and reaffirming the bond of a close relationship between New York State and Pakistan

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  • Apr 17, 2013: ADOPTED
  • Apr 17, 2013: REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • Apr 5, 2013: REFERRED TO FINANCE

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION commemorating the 73rd Anniversary of the signing
of  the  "Pakistan  Resolution"  and  reaffirming  the  bond  of a close
relationship between New York State and Pakistan

WHEREAS, It is the sense  of  this  Legislative  Body  to  reaffirm  its
support of the State of Pakistan and of the bonds the people of the City
and State of New York share with the people of Pakistan; and
  WHEREAS, This Legislative Body is justly proud to commemorate the 73rd
Anniversary  of the signing of the "Pakistan Resolution" and reaffirming
the bond of a close relationship between New York  State  and  Pakistan;
and
  WHEREAS,  The  people  of  Pakistan  commemorate their National Day in
remembrance of the "Pakistan Resolution" which was adopted in  the  city
of Lahore on March 23, 1940; and
  WHEREAS,  Seventy-three years ago, Muhammad Ali Jinnah, Sikander Hayat
Khan, and other visionaries declared their aspirations of  self-determi-
nation and democracy; and
  WHEREAS,  Today  our  two  nations  continue  to partner in education,
health, and economic development; and
  WHEREAS,  Barack  H.  Obama,  the  President  of  the  United  States,
expressed solidarity with the people of Pakistan who continue to rebuild
following  the devastating floods of 2010 which impacted over 20,000,000
people; and
  WHEREAS, Our nation and state are enriched by Pakistani-Americans  who
excel  as physicians, entrepreneurs, attorneys, students, members of our
armed forces and in many other professions; and
  WHEREAS, Pakistan's National Day is an extraordinary and joyous oppor-
tunity for the people of the State of New York, and for  all  associates
of Pakistan; now, therefore, be it
  RESOLVED,  That  this  Legislative  Body pause in its deliberations to
commemorate the 73rd Anniversary of the signing of the "Pakistan  Resol-
ution" and reaffirming the bond of a close relationship between New York
State and Pakistan.

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