Pakistani flags to fly half-mast on August 15

Arhama AltafWeb Editor

09th Aug, 2019. 07:48 pm
Pakistani flag half-mast on Aug 15

Pakistani flags in residential areas and on the government buildings will fly half-mast on Thursday.

The country will observe ‘black day’ on August 15.

According to a notification issued by the ministry of interior, the decision has been taken to highlight the Indian atrocities.

India celebrates its Independence Day on August 15.

Pakistan will observe its Independence Day on August 14 in solidarity with brave Kashmiris.

India earlier this week repealed article 370 and 35A of its constitution.

India revoked autonomous status of Indian-administered Kashmir

Article 370 granted special autonomy to Indian-administered Jammu and Kashmir.

It allowed the state’s assembly to make its own constitution and gave it autonomous state power.

The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority has directed news channels to not invite any Indian celebrity, politician, journalist, and analysts in their talk shows.

In a notification issued on August 8, PEMRA reminded TV channels that there is a complete ban on Indian content in Pakistan.

Whether in the “form of clips, promos, songs, news reports, promotion of Indian actors, advertisement, political discussion, and analysis etc.”

“No Indian films will be screened in any Pakistani cinema,” said Firdous Ashiq Awan.

Drama, films and Indian content of this kind will be completely banned in Pakistan,” she said.

Pakistan had already downgraded its bilateral ties and suspended trade with India days after PM Modi’s government revoked the autonomous status of India-held Kashmir on August 5.

Federal Cabinet on Friday has endorsed the measures being taken by the government on Kashmir cause.

In awake of steps taken by India to change the status quo in Kashmir.

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