Imran govt for peace with India: Pakistan High Commissioner

Heather Diaz
August 16, 2018

Army chief General Qamar Bajwa announced that 10 million trees will be planted during the monsoon season.

"Happy Independence Day to #India, our neighbors across the border".

Hussain and Nasir hoisting the Pakistani national flag in Islamabad.

Terming Pakistan as an "exception blessing" of God, he said the objective behind the formation of the country was to free humans from the slavery of other humans so they could live their lives freely without fear of exploitation.

On their independence anniversary, the president said, the Pakistani people remember the people of Kashmir and their historic sacrifices.

Earlier, Rehman, along with acting Governor Agha Siraj Durani, performed the flag hoisting ceremony at the mazar and received Independence Day felicitation from the diplomats of different countries and civil society who attended the celebrations at the mausoleum.

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He said Pakistan will continue to extend moral, political and diplomatic support to their Kashmiri brother in their just struggle for right to determination. "On August 14, our resolve is further renewed".

The iconic yellow buses of Berlin are carrying Pakistan as a brand on the streets of the city and to commemorate the country's 71st independence, these vehicles are running under the theme titled "Emerging Pakistan".

Terming Pakistan a blessing of Allah, Mamnoon said Pakistan can overcome the economic problems and other issues it is facing by only following the teachings of the Quaid-i-Azam and Allama Iqbal in their true spirit. This day reminds us of our common quest for a democratic, peaceful, and prosperous region.

Independence Day celebrations at Pakistan Navy educational institutions were also held where school children presented tableaus on national songs and declamation contests were held highlighting the importance of Independence Day.

Pakistan's Independence Day is celebrated with special prayers in mosques - centred around peace and security of the country.

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