LAHORE, (Pakistan Point News - APP - 1st Augst,2016) : Punjab Parliamentary Secretary Information Rana Muhammad Arshad on Monday said the Punjab government would celebrate Independence Day in a befitting manner on August 14. Talking to APP, he said that on independence day, competitions of speeches and essay writing, sports and seminars would be organized at union councils, tehsils, district and provincial level to highlight the importance of the day.
Rana Muhammad Arshad said that various functions like singing national anthem, national flag hoisting, competitions of paintings and national songs, poetry would be held in different cities throughout the province wherein the heroes of Pakistan movement would be paid rich tributes. He said that every district would prepare its own float reflecting various colours of culture, history and love for the heroes of independence movement.
Rana Mashhood said that Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif desired to celebrate forthcoming Independence Day with zeal and fervour. He further said that August 14 was the day of paying homage to leaders and workers of Pakistan movement who laid down their lives for freedom. He said that living nations celebrate their national days in a befitting manner and participation of all segments of society especially youth would be ensured in the celebrations. Arshad said that all provincial departments would also chalk out special programmes to mark the day.