Pakistani flag flown on the Abbey
In keeping with the past practice, the Westminster Abbey organized a special Evensong in connection with the National Day of Pakistan. The special Memorial Service was held on the evening of 28 March 2017.
H.E Syed Ibne Abbas, Pakistan High Commissioner to the UK was represented by Dr Israr Hussain, Deputy High Commissioner at the Special Service. The officers of the High Commission and their spouses besides a number of local people attended the event.
The Very Reverend Dr John Hall, Dean of Westminster led the Evensong. Special prayers were offered for the progress and prosperity of Pakistan and its people as well as for the continued friendship between the two countries.
The highlight of the day was Pakistani flag flying for the day on top of the north tower of the Abbey.