Pakistan Independence Day

Pakistan Independence Day

August 14
On this day in 1947, Pakistan gained independence from Britain. Pakistan had been part of the immense British colony of India since the 18th century.
Independence Day is a national holiday observed in much the same way as Pakistan Day.
CONTACTS:
Embassy of Pakistan
3517 International Ct. N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20008
202-243-6500; fax: 202-686-1544
www.embassyofpakistanusa.org
SOURCES:
AnnivHol-2000, p. 136
NatlHolWrld-1968, p. 37
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The organisation has already organised and supported large events on the occasion of Pakistan Independence Day and Eid-ul-Adha, the biggest Muslim festival.
Mr Sabapathy complained in his email that he had not been treated with respect at an event in Birmingham marking Pakistan Independence Day on August 14.
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