National Assembly Speaker Raja Pervaiz Ashraf on Thursday highlighted the importance of the Pakistan Resolution and emphasised the need for unity, collective thinking, and dialogue to address the crises faced by Pakistan right now. In his Pakistan Day message, he stressed the need to forget bilateral differences and work towards the development of the country. He emphasized the importance of adopting the guiding principles of Faith, Unity, and Discipline of Quaid-e-Azam to overcome the crises currently faced by Pakistan, and to repeat the spirit of March 23, 1940. Speaker Ashraf highlighted the importance of political stability for economic stability and called for collective thinking and dialogue to resolve conflicts. Condemning the Indian government’s atrocities against minorities, he also expressed solidarity with the people of Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJK) and recognised the sacrifices made by Pakistan’s armed forces and law enforcement agencies. Deputy Speaker of National Assembly Zahid Akram Durrani, in his separate message, also emphasised the significance of the Pakistan Resolution and the sacrifices rendered by Pakistan’s armed forces and law enforcement agencies for the country’s survival. Senate Chairman Muhammad Sadiq Sanjrani congratulated the nation and emphasised the historical significance of the occasion, reminding the people of the struggles and sacrifices made to achieve independence and urging them to reflect on the values that underpin their nation. In his Pakistan Day message, he said the day serves as a reminder of the determination and resilience of the Pakistani people and their unwavering commitment to their principles. He reminded the people of the historic resolution passed in Lahore under the leadership of Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah that led to the creation of Pakistan within just 7 years. Sanjrani stressed the need for all stakeholders to rise above political affiliations and work together for the development and prosperity of the country. He urged political parties and institutions to adopt a common plan of action for a prosperous country and learn from the mistakes and problems of the past.