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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Addressing the ceremony Chancellor Jawaid Anwar said 'It is with feelings of greatest happiness and emotion that we are celebrating Pakistan Independence Day with patriotic zest.
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Nisar Smiler, centre right, and |Kiran Bali, centre, cut the cake at Radio Pagham to mark Pakistan independence day along with representatives of other faiths at the celebration.
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MORE than 600 people joined in a celebration dinner to mark Pakistan Independence Day while also raising cash for the orphans of the Kashmir earthquake.

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