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Independence Day Ceremony At Convention Centre

Islamabad (August 14, 2018): A ceremony of national flag hoisting is underway at Jinnah Convention Centre in Islamabad today to mark the Independence Day.

President Mamnoon Hussain and caretaker Prime Minister Nasir-ul-Mulk are chief guests in the event.

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Flag was hoisted by the President Mamnoon Hussain in the ceremony.

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All three services chiefs, members of the federal cabinet, ambassadors of the different countries and other dignitaries are attending the occasion.

The nation is celebrating Independence Day with renewed resolve to work with the spirit of Pakistan Movement to make the country a true Islamic welfare state.

The day dawned with 31-gun salute in the federal capital and 21-gun salute in the provincial headquarters. Prayers were offered for security and progress of Pakistan and well being of the people.
At 8:59 in the morning, sirens sounded and the moving traffic came to a halt as mark of national solidarity.

In their messages, President Mamnoon Hussain said that in order to rid the country of political, social, economic and other complex issues, the nation will have to rise above its personal and factional differences.

Caretaker Prime Minister Justice (Retd) Nasir-ul-Mulk has said that from an ideal geo-strategic location to the most talented and progressive youth, Pakistanis have all the ingredients to carve out their own destiny and rise as a successful nation of the world.

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