72th Independence Day of Pakistan was celebrated at CIU
International Center of Cyprus International University (CIU) organized an event in accordence with the 72th Independence Day of Pakistan. Pakistan's culture was introduced while celebrating their independence day.
Many academics and students participated in the event which started with a promotional film of Pakistani culture. At the event where traditional dancing and musical performances were presented while wearing the traditional Pakistani clothes, local dishes of Pakistan were also served.
Prof. Dr. Halil Nadiri, the Rector of CIU, pointed out the importance of the participation of such events, as it is important to get to know different cultures. Nadiri stated that recognizing different cultures is not only important for the students but it is also important for themselves to discover innovations. He expressed that he had learned a lot about Pakistan at the event.
Nadiri continued saying that cultural diversity, which is one of the most important assets of CIU, came to the forefront in the event. He suggested that the students should be able to evaluate the educational processes well, to be aware of their experiences in a competitive world and to communicate with people from different cultures.
Ayaz Malik Mudassar, President of Pakistan Student Society, said that Pakistan decided to diverge from India on March 23rd, 1940 and declared its independence on August 14th, 1947. Mudassar said, “We wanted to show how we defeated the past problems in our country and promote our culture.”