Lahore: Nation celebrats the Independence Day with zeal, enthusiasm today.
The day dawned with special prayers in mosques for the progress and prosperity of the country.
The Independence Day celebrations began with 21-gun salute in all the provincial capital, Lahore.
Lahore: A colourful ceremony of change of the guard took place at the mausoleum of Allama Muhammad Iqbal.
A marvelous air show was exhibited at Minar-e-Pakistan ground seen by hundreds of people, while traditional flag lowering ceremony at wahga border was worth seeing.
A number of events have been chalked out to celebrate the Independence Day in a befitting manner and pay homage to those, who laid down their lives to create an independent motherland for the coming generations.
People from various walks of life have decorated their houses with national flags and the buildings, city shopping centers, bazaars and all the main roads are also being adorned with flags and fancy lights.
National songs are in the air, which give the message that whole the nation is united and tidy. The national flag is being hoisted at the important buildings to celebrate the day with befitting manners.