Day dawned with a 31-one gun salute in federal capital and 21-one gun salute in provincial headquarters.
Islamabad – Today (Sunday) Pakistan celebrates its Diamond Jubilee, the 75th anniversary of its Independence Day, with great enthusiasm and traditional fervor.
The day started with 31-1 shots in the federal capital and 21-1 shots in the state headquarters.
Special prayers for peace, solidarity and prosperity of the nation were chanted in mosques at dawn. The focus of the annual celebration is the raising of the national flag in Islamabad. Similar flag-raising ceremonies are held at the headquarters level of states, departments and districts across the country.
‘We need to remain united’
President Dr Arif Alvi entreated the country to stay steadfast and paintings wholeheartedly for the improvement and development and prosperity of the country.
“We want to stay united to conquer financial, financial and protection demanding situations confronted with the aid of using the country. Let us pledge that we are able to stay steadfast to render any sacrifice for the glory and self-recognize of our human beings and greatness and glory of our loved homeland,” the president stated in a message at the seventy fifth anniversary of Independence of Pakistan being located on August 14 (today).
While celebrating the Day, he burdened that they need to now no longer neglect about their oppressed brothers and sisters of Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJ&K).
‘Nothing is more dangerous than internal division’
Meanwhile, Prime Minister Shebaz Sharif said in his Independence Day message that nothing is more dangerous than division, chaos and turmoil in the country. He said Independence Day was a turning point in our nation’s history.
Asif Ali Zardari, former president and president of his PPP parliamentarians, said the primacy of an elected People’s Assembly is essential for a free, independent and dignified Pakistan. “Now is the time to make sustainable decisions for our country and our nation by fully implementing our democratic charter.” is.
Shaheed Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto cemented in their blood the pact of unity and solidarity between the coalition and all bodies. Having said that we are celebrating Independence Day with enthusiasm, we must never forget that Pakistan today faces internal and external, ideological and geographical challenges.
Credit/Source : THENEWSPK