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A kilometer Long Green Flag marched from Landi Kotal Market today

By Arhama Altaf - Web Editor

14th August, 2019

On Independence Day, a kilometer long and 35 feet wide green flag was erected.

Shakir Afridi, a social worker of Landi Kotal in the tribal district of Khyber, created the flag in Lahore in a month.

It is one lakh 24 thousand square feet and weighs 23 kgs.

Thousands of volunteers held the flag this morning and marched 12 km long from Landi Kotal Bazar to Torkham border.

According to Shakir Afridi, it will be the world’s largest flag aimed at patriotism.

Independence Day in the Federal capital Islamabad started with 31 artillery and 21, 21 artillery in the provincial capitals.

Special prayers were also made for the security and solidarity of the country.

The main flag hoisting ceremony held in Islamabad on Independence Day.

The flag of Kashmir will be hoisted along with the national flag for solidarity with the people of Kashmir.

Prime Minister Imran Khan visited Muzaffarabad, the capital of Azad Kashmir, to address solidarity with Kashmiris and will also address the Legislative Assembly of Azad Kashmir.

Imran Khan on this occasion said that we were with Kashmiris, are with us and will always be together.

Imran Khan said in a message that our ancestors made immense sacrifices for the protection of religious, cultural and social values, all must play their role to make Pakistan a developed, prosperous country.

The most popular search engine and tech-giant Google is celebrating Pakistan’s 73rd Independence Day by dedicating a doodle.

The doodle which is green in color features a picture of the historic Khyber Pass with Pakistan’s flag flying high on its top to mark August 14.


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