Nation Celebrates Independence Day As Kashmir Solidarity Day

The Independence Day of Pakistan is being celebrated today with national zeal, fervor as Kashmir Solidarity Day to express full support to Kashmiri brethren reeling from renewed Indian repression.

The day dawned with special prayers in the mosques after Fajar prayer for peace, progress, and prosperity of the country and liberation of the occupied territories of the Muslims.

Thirty one gun salute was offered in the Federal Capital Islamabad, while 21-gun salute in all the four provincial headquarters, Gilgit and Muzaffarabad.

Radio Pakistan has made elaborate arrangements to mark the day in a befitting manner.

The News and Current Affairs Channel of Radio Pakistan is airing special marathon transmission from 07:00 am to 12:00 pm.

During the special marathon transmission, interviews, sound bites and expressions of prominent personalities regarding Pakistan Movement and struggle of Kashmiri people against Indian's suppression are being broadcast.