NEWS DESK: Thomas Drew, the British High Commissioner to Pakistan, has shown some remarkable gesture by issuing a video statement, wishing Pakistanis a Happy New Year in our national language, Urdu.
— Thomas Drew (@TomDrewUK) December 31, 2017
In the video statement, he speaks of the 70-year-old bond of friendship that Britain and Pakistan have shared. He adds that on the occasion of New Year, he is hopeful that this friendship will be further strengthened in the next 70 years as well. With this hope, he wishes all Pakistanis a Happy New Year! Watch him speak Urdu in his thick British accent here: