The nation celebrates Independence Day with traditional enthusiasm and zeal.
The Independence Day celebrated as ‘Kashmir Solidarity Day’ as per Government’s decision this year to express harmony and solidarity with Kashmiris in their recent plight caused by the Indian government.
The government introduced a special logo for Independence Day which has been created to express solidarity with people of Occupied Kashmir.
The logo unveiled is based on “Kashmir banega Pakistan” theme. Word Kashmir, written in red colour, represents sacrifices rendered during the freedom struggle.
Special dresses of boys and girls made of green and white colours resembling national flag are also on sale in twin cities of Rawalpindi and Islamabad.
Different organizations arranged seminars, mushaira, sports events, national song and
speech competitions in this regard.
At the same time, the government also made arrangements to illuminate important national buildings and monuments.
The provincial and district governments, as well as educational institutions and art councils, planned a series of events in connection with Independence Day.