Defence Day of Pakistan was celebrated with simplicity on Monday.
Daylong programmes started with special prayers for the unity, prosperity and solidarity of the country as well as early liberation of Indian occupied Kashmir (IoK) in all mosques of the district.
Special Quran Khawani was also held at various places for Shuhada who laid down their lives for the defence of their motherland.
A flag hoisting ceremony was held under auspices of the tehsil municipal administration, Sialkot.
Municipal Administrator Pervez Iqbal Butt unfurled the flag at Jinnah hall.
Several educational, cultural and literary bodies also prepared their programmes in accordance with the significance of the day.