Islamabad: A reception was hosted at the Chancery of Pakistani High Commission here yesterday, by the High Commissioner, H. E. Shahid Malik, on the occasion of Pakistan Day. Says a press release received here today from New Delhi.
The reception was attended by a large number of guests, including members of Indian Parliament, politicians, prominent leaders from Indian-held Kashmir, academics and prominent personalities belonging to various walks of life. The Indian Government was represented by Mr. Mani Shankar Alyar, Member of Parliament.
On the occasion, a ceremony of awarding the Gold Medal to Mr. Dina Nath Malhotra, an old student of Punjab University, Lahore was also held. Mr. Malhotra got the Gold Medal in M.A. from the Punjab University 68 years ago, which he lost during the partition.
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