Berlin buses carry ‘Discover Pakistan’ ads on Independence Day

Independence Day 2018: Amitabh Bachchan, Ranveer Singh, Alia Bhatt and others extend wishes

Independence Day 2018: Amitabh Bachchan, Ranveer Singh, Alia Bhatt and others extend wishes

Wishing everyone a Happy Independence Day, Alia Bhatt quoted lyrics of the song Ae Watan from her latest film Raazi while Anushka Sharma hoised the Indian flag along with her Sui Dhaaga co-star Varun Dhawan and extended her best wishes.

There is also a flag hoisting ceremony held at the Presidential and Parliamentary buildings in Pakistan's capital, Islamabad, followed by television addresses by the country's leaders.

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". Commandant Pakistan Naval Academy Commodore Waqar Muhammad was the chief guest at the ceremony at the Quaid-i-Azam mausoleum. The national flag was hoisted.

This is the 72nd independence day for Pakistan, and prime minister-in-waiting Imran Khan tweeted to remind citizens of the origins of the day - and two founders Muhammad Ali Jinnah and Muhammad Iqbal.

Parades are held in all state capitals and district headquarters to celebrate India's Independence Day.

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The consul general, surrounded by children wearing Pakistani dresses and holding Pakistani flags, cut a cake to commemorate independence day.

Saddique expressed his gratitude to the Kingdom for supporting Pakistan and its people, saying: "Saudi Arabia has a special place in the heart of every Pakistani". "Our country is a blessing for us". He called upon the worldwide community to raise its voice to get the Kashmiri people their due rights.

Today on the 72nd Independence Day, let's take a look at the last few doodles Google had dedicated to the nation's celebration of freedom. "On August 14, our resolve is further renewed".

A Google doodle celebrating Pakistan's independence day.

On the occasion of Pakistan Day, the President of Pakistan has also approved military & civil awards to Officers, CPOs/ Sailors and Civilians of Pakistan Navy.

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