Islamabad (August 14, 2017): The 70th Independence Day is being observed with traditional zest and fervor not only within the country but all over the world. This include ceremonies held at Pakistani embassies in Beijing, Colombo, and New Delhi.
In Beijing a flag hoisting ceremony was held at Pakistan Embassy earlier today to mark the Independence Day.
Pakistan Ambassador to China, Masood Khalid hoisted the national flag and read out the messages of President and Prime Minister.
A cake-cutting ceremony was also held to celebrate Independence Day at Consulate General of Pakistan in Shanghai.
High Commission of Pakistan in Sri Lanka and the Pakistani community celebrated 70th Independence Anniversary of Pakistan in a befitting manner.
Acting High Commissioner of Pakistan in Sri Lanka Dr. Sarfraz Ahmed Khan Sipra hoisted the national flag of Pakistan at a colorful ceremony in Colombo.
The flag hoisting ceremony was attended by a large number of participants from various walks of life including members of the Sri Lanka Pakistan Friendship, Trade and Investment Association, Sri Lanka Pakistan Business Council, prominent Sri Lankan personalities and the Pakistani community based in Sri Lanka.
Meanwhile, the 70th Independence Day of Pakistan was celebrated with national spirit and enthusiasm at the Pakistan High Commission in New Delhi, on Monday.
Pakistan flag was raised by Acting High Commissioner Syed Haider Shah at an impressive ceremony held on the Chancery’s lawns.