ISLAMABAD: The 73rd Independence Day will be celebrated on Wednesday as Kashmir Solidarity Day to express full support to Kashmiri brethren in their just struggle for right to self-determination.
To mark the occasion, Prime Minister Imran Khan will address the Azad Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly (AJKLA) on August 14, while rallies will be taken out in all small and major cities of the country and seminars would be organised to highlight the plight of oppressed people in the occupied Kashmir.
The government has decided to celebrate this year’s Independence Day to express solidarity with people of occupied Kashmir and the entire nation in unified voice has reiterated moral, political and diplomatic support to Kashmiri brethren.
Brisk preparations to celebrate the Independence Day with traditional enthusiasm and zeal are under way across the country. People are purchasing buntings, national flags, Kashmir flags, banners, badges and pictures of national heroes.
The day will dawn with special prayers in mosques for the stability, prosperity and security of Pakistan, and for early success of the Kashmiris’ indigenous struggle for their right to self-determination. The national flag hoisting ceremonies, rallies, processions and colourful functions in all small and major towns and cities will be the hallmark of the day.
The federal government has revealed a special logo for the Independence Day to express solidarity with the people of occupied Kashmir. The logo is based on “Kashmir Banega Pakistan” theme.