Please accept my warmest wishes on the occasion of India and Pakistan
Independence Day. This occasion provides an excellent opportunity for the
South Asian community to celebrate our cultures, faiths and history and to
remember our long and noble heritage.
a Member of Parliament in Canada, who is of Indian origin I am proud to
note that throughout the years, Canada has set an example of tolerance and
compassion by opening its borders to people from South Asia and all over
the world. The strength of Canada as a nation is also founded on
diversity. The knitting together of peoples from all over the globe has
created a fabric of resilience and beauty. These strengths have served us
well as we build a new and brighter future.
is my pleasure to note the tremendous achievement and contribution that
South Asian Outlook and its editors are making in Canada and across the
globe in providing a forum for the promotion of the achievements heralded
by South Asians in the fields of art, culture, politics and business.
wish you all well on your Independence Day celebrations. May we all have
an enjoyable holiday and a successful year.