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Nation celebrates Independence Day with patriotic zeal, zest

The nation celebrates Independence Day on Saturday with traditional excitement and national spirit.

The day will dawn with thirty-one gun salutes in the Federal Capital and twenty-one gun salutes in the provincial headquarters.

Prayers will be offered for the security and progress of Pakistan and the well-being of the people. It will be a public holiday.

The national flag will be hoisted at all important public and private buildings.

The main feature of the celebrations will be a national flag hoisting ceremony at President House Islamabad. President Dr. Arif Alvi will be the chief guest on the occasion.

The country came into existence after a long struggle of the All-India Muslim League under the visionary leadership of the founding father of the nation, Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah.

The day is also marked with celebratory events of flag-raising ceremonies, parades, change of guards, cultural events, award-winning ceremonies, patriotic songs, and the national anthem.

The Pakistani diaspora and missions around the globe also celebrate the day with patriotic zeal.

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