Guildhall, within the coronary heart of the City of London, will probably be lit up within the colors of Pakistan and India to mark the seventy fifth anniversary of the independence of the nations.
The constructing will probably be lit up in inexperienced and white on Sunday 14 August and orange, white, and inexperienced on Monday 15 August.
The lighting of the City of London Corporation’s headquarters goals to have a good time the ‘robust commerce hyperlinks’ between the UK and Pakistan, and the contribution of London’s 225,000-strong British-Pakistani group to the life and variety of the capital.
The headquarters additionally celebrates the robust commerce hyperlinks between the UK and India – which account for £26 billion a yr in items and providers – and the vital position the 542,000-strong British-Indian group performs within the lifetime of the capital.
City of London Corporation Policy Chairman Chris Hayward stated: “Lighting up Guildhall is a extremely seen means of marking the anniversary of Pakistan’s independence and of celebrating the long-standing hyperlinks and powerful buying and selling relationship between our two nations.
“I’d prefer to thank my fellow Common Councillor Munsur Ali for supporting this celebration of our enduring friendship with Pakistan.”
Chair of the City Corporation’s Civic Affairs Sub-Committee, Edward Lord, stated: “This landmark anniversary provides us the chance to recognise the vital position performed by London’s deeply-rooted British-Pakistani group within the enterprise and various cultural lifetime of the capital.”
City of London Corporation Policy Chairman Chris Hayward added: “We are proud to have a good time this landmark anniversary, the vital position India has performed up to now 75 years because the world’s largest democracy and the robust and creating commerce hyperlinks between the UK and India.
“I’d prefer to thank my fellow Common Councillors Rehana Ameer and Munsur Ali for supporting this celebration of our enduring friendship with India.”
Chair of the City Corporation’s Civic Affairs Sub-Committee, Edward Lord, added: “Lighting up Guildhall permits us not solely to mark 75 years of India’s independence, but additionally to recognise the contribution of London’s long-established British-Indian group to creating the capital such an economically thriving and culturally various place.”