Chinese Vice Premier in Islamabad to attend Pakistan's I-Day

Pakistan       by Dawood Rehman | Published

Pakistan by Dawood Rehman | Published

Special prayers will be offered for the prosperity, integrity and solidarity of the country, unity of the Muslim Ummah and success of the long drawn struggle of Kashmiris after Fajar prayers.

The main public and private buildings in the metropolis have been decorated and illuminated to mark the occasion.

During his visit, the Vice Premier will attend the flag-hoisting ceremony on August 14 as a special guest, and call on President Mamnoon Hussain and Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif and Chief of Army Staff, Gen Qamar Bajwa.

The President will address the nation on the occasion.

The newspapers would publish special supplements while television channels and Radio Pakistan would air special programmes in connection with the Independence Day.

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As a member of the Politburo of the Central Committee of the Communist Party, Wang is among the top leaders in China.

Governor Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Iqbal Zafar Jhagra will hoist the national flag.

The change of guards ceremony will also be held at Mazar of Quaid-e-Azam, where a contingent of Pakistan Navy will assume the guard duties.

A number of organisations have chalked out programmes to mark the Independence Day.

Overseas Pakistanis and Pakistani missions abroad will also celebrate Independence Day in their respective countries and will organize different functions in this regard.

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