Lahore : Provincial Minister for Labour & Manpower and Head of Independence Celebrations Committee in Punjab Raja Ashfaq Sarwar has said that colorful programmes of independence celebrations have started at Murree. He said that PML-N leaders and workers are participating in these functions enthusiastically.
He told the meeting of officers of local administration and PML-N leaders that an exhibition has been organized at Murree Arts Council and tourists are taking special interest. He told that a mushaira has been arranged on August 4 in Murree and renowned poets will participate in it. There will be competition of tug of war on August 7 and Azadi walk will be held on August 8. Cricket matches will be held at Bhoorban Cricket Ground on August 10 and a Qawali programme has been arranged on August 12. There will be illumination on August 13 and candles will be lit at GPO Chowk Murree.
A function will be arranged for special children on August 15 and an Azadi mela will be held on August 16. Anjuman-e-Tajran will set up stalls. Jinnah film will be screened. Table tennis tournament, quiz competitions and speech competitions will be held. Raja Ashfaq Sarwar told that marathon race is also a part of independence celebrations.
The concluding ceremony will be held on August 31. Provincial Labour Minister told that people belonging to all walks of life will participate in these programmes.