Independence Day celebrated with zeal and fervor in Gilgit Baltistan
In Gilgit, the flag hoisting ceremony was held at Chinar Garden where Governor Barjees Tahir and Chief Minister Hafeez-ur-Rehman hoisted the national flag.
They laid wreath at the Yadgar-e-Shuhada and offered fateha to the heroes of independence movement.
Speaking on the occasion the Governor said Pakistan was founded under the dynamic leadership of Muhammad Ali Jinnah after great sacrifices and now it is our responsibility to play role for its prosperity and development.
Chief Minister expressed determination to root out terrorism and extend full support to Pakistan Army.
Students of various schools offered national songs. Later, a rally was also brought out from China Garden to the City