Pakistan celebrates 74th Independence Day

Helen Dunmore
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Islamabad awards pro-free Kashmir leader Syed Ali Geelani the highest civilian award

Karachi, Pakistan

On Friday, Pakistan held its 74th Independence Day, with rallies, flag-raising ceremonies, and fireworks held across the country. This was due to a sharp drop in the number of casualties from the coronavirus, causing serious damage to the global lifestyle and economy.

Changing of Guard:

At dawn that day, 31 gun salutes were held in the capital Islamabad, 21 gun salutes were held in all four capital cities, and then the changing of the guard was held at the mausoleum of Southern founder Quaid-e-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah. Asian country and the national poet Allama Mohammad Iqbal, located in the northeastern city of Lahore.

PTV (Pakistan Television) reported:

The state-run Pakistan Television reported that a similar ceremony was held in the Kashmir area administered by Pakistan. The main ceremony was held at the Presidential Palace, and President Arif Alvi raised the national flag. The head of the National Assembly of the House of Commons and the Senate of the Upper House, chiefs of staff of the armed forces, ministers and senior government officials also attended the ceremony.

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Main highlight:

The highlight of the day was to present the country’s highest civilian award, Nishan-e-Pakistan to the pro-free Kashmiri leader Syed Ali Geelani, in recognition of his “greatness to India”. The unparalleled freedom struggle of occupation”.  

Praising of US:

Alvi praised the United States for fighting the COVID-19 pandemic, which has been greatly contained in recent weeks.

Also thanked some countries:

Alvi thanked Turkey, China, Malaysia, the Organization of Islamic State and other friendly countries for supporting Islamabad’s position in Kashmir.

PM Imran Khan tweeted:

Prime Minister Imran Khan used a series of tweets to pay tribute to all soil sons who gave their lives while defending and protecting the territory and ideological borders of the motherland.

Khan reiterated Islamabad’s support for the Kashmiris’ struggle for “self-determination”, saying: “Since the last war, the suffering of our compatriots in IOIOJK (the illegal occupation of India’s Cha Jam and Kashmir) has made the country’s heart deeply saddened year.”

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Hey, I'm Helen Dunmore an article writer from London Ontario, Canada. I had done a master's in mass communication and M.Phill in political science and attended many College Journalism Broadcast programs where I wrote and won. I previously had attended Humber College for media studies which included writing for television and news. I have written several publications for many news related websites. Have experience more than 7 years, yeah quite a lot for you. I love writing, an expert in article writing. Currently doing article writing for many blog posts and work as an author for many web sites. Reading is my hobby, love books more than anything in my life.

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