Imran govt for peace with India: Pakistan High Commissioner

Doug Mendoza
August 16, 2018

On the occasion of India's 72nd Independence Day celebrations, a host of foreign leaders from across the globe, including the United States and Israel extended their wishes to India on Twitter.

Flag hoisting ceremonies were held in the provincial capitals as well as district headquarters.

Starting at the beginning of August, fairs, stalls and shops pop up throughout the country to sell national flags, bunting, badges, banners and other celebratory merchandise.

In his address to the ceremony at the Convention Centre, President Mamnoon congratulated the nation on what he said was the "day of true celebration".

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He stressed the need for focusing on obstacles which cause problems for the country and added unity is needed to get rid of political and social issues.

Observing that the independence day and general elections had fallen around the same time this year, the president said he thinks a message is hidden between the two events.

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The cadets of the academy perform ceremonial guard duties at the mausoleum on every August 14. "Our country is a blessing for us".

Meanwhile, a simple but graceful ceremony of Change of Guards was also held at Mazar-e-Iqbal in Lahore in which Pakistan Army took charge from Punjab Rangers. He called upon the global community to raise its voice to get the Kashmiri people their due rights.

On this prestigious day, Google celebrated India's Independence Day with a special doodle.

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"This day reminds us that the fate of the country is to be decided through ballot", Mr Hussain said.

Google has beautifully depicted our nation's diversity by using the colourful doodle.

Bollywood actor Ranveer Singh, who will be seen in upcoming films like Gully Boy, 83 and Takht, hoisted the Indian flag with school children and noted that our young nation is the very future of the world.

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