ISLAMABAD: The Pakistani nation is all set to celebrate its 66th independence day with full pomp and show on August 14 14 across the country including USA, UK, France and other countries of the world with tribute to its founding father Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah who single-handedly attained this motherland after going through sheer hard work and struggle.
Pakistan's appearance on the map of the world was his great achievement for which our great Quaid would be remembered forever in the hearts of all communities of Pakistan.
Preparations in this regard are in full swing in all cities and districts of the country to celebrate independence day with traditional zeal and enthusiasm.
Despite fasting and the scorching heat the passion of the people has not dulled to mark the day.
People, especially children, are enthusiastically purchasing national flags, buntings, posters, stickers and candles to decorate their homes on the day.
A number of social, cultural and literary organizations and educational institutes have chalked out various programs to mark the day.
All important government buildings, including the Parliament House, Supreme Court of Pakistan, PM's House, Presidency, Pakistan Secretariat and Faisal Mosque have been illuminated as part of the Independence Day celebrations.
"This is the freedom day of Pakistan. On this day, the Muslim nation of the sub-continent got freedom from the British. This is very valuable day of the Pakistan history. So the entire nation of Pakistan celebrates this day with great zeal ana passion.
August 14, 1947, represents the victory of those politicians who burned the mid-night oil and freed the Muslims from the repression of the British. Men, women and children from all over Pakistan celebrate Independence Day to pay their respect to those patriotic leaders because of whom this nation is breathing an air of freedom. On this day, people from all religions come together as one and celebrate this important moment of their history.
Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2012