Nation Celebrating 69th Independence Day with Zest and Zeal87 views
PAKISTAN: Nation is celebrating its 69th Independence Day with zest and zeal to boost the national spirit.
As the clock struck 12 Am, magnificent fireworks demonstrations were seen in Lahore, Islamabad, Karachi, Quetta and Peshawar.
The day dawned with thirty one gun salute in the federal and twenty one gun salute in the provincial capitals.
People prayed specially for the prosperity‚ integrity and solidarity of the country‚ unity among them and for the success of the long drawn struggle of the Pakistani forces against the menace of terrorism.
The main ceremony to celebrate independence day is currently being held in Convention Center Islamabad in which Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, President Mamnoon Hussain , Army Chief General Raheel Sharif are present alongwith other federal ministers , MNAs and diplomats of different countries.
President Mamnoon Hussain kick off the ceremony by hoisting Pakistani Flag.
The security has been beefed up across the country amidst the celebrations of this day. In Islamabad Mobile Phone Service will remain suspended for some hours till afternoon.