FAISALABAD, (Pakistan Point News - APP - 13th August, 2016) : The Independence Day will be celebrated throughout the division here on Sunday (August 14) with full national enthusiasm and zeal. The day will start with special prayers in all mosques of the division for national solidarity, peace and fraternity. The divisional and district administrations had also chalked out various programmes to celebrate the Independence Day in a most befitting manner.
The main ceremony of flag hoisting ceremony will be held at Commissioner Complex where Provincial Minister for Minorities and Human Rights Khalid Tahir Sindhu, Members National & Provincial Assemblies, Divisional Commissioner, Regional Police Officer (RPO), City Police Officer (CPO), and people belonging to different walks of life would participate in the ceremony. The siren would be blown at 8:58 am on Sunday and one minute silence would be observed after which national flag would be hoisted.
The active contingents of police and civil defense would salute the national flag during the march past and students of different educational institutions would present national songs. Sweets would also be distributed among the participants. Similar ceremonies have also been arranged in the district and Tehsil Headquarters to mark the Independence Day. Social, political, religious and trader organizations would also organized different programmes in connection with the Jashan-e-Azadi. Eight bazaars, around Clock Tower, markets of other parts of the city, roads, intersections, commercial areas and other important places and buildings have been decorated with colorful buntings, national flags and other ornamental items.