SARGODHA: Like other parts of the country, the 68th Independence Day of Pakistan was celebrated with a renewed pledge to make the country a strong and real Islamic welfare state.
In this connection, the main flag hoisting ceremony was held at Jinnah Hall Company Bagh Sargodha on Thursday Morning.
A large number of government officials including Commissioner Captain Muhammad Asif, RPO Ahmed Ishaq Jahangir, DCO Saqib Manaan,DPO Raja Basharat Mehmood, politicians, notable members of civil society, school children and others attended the ceremony.
A smartly turned out contingent of Police presented guard of honor on the occasion and saluted the National Flag.
The national songs were also sung and speeches were delivered.
Speaking on the occasion, the Commissioner said that being a nation we should have to present a soft image of the country internationally as envisioned by Quaid Muhammad Ali Jinnah.
The participants of the ceremony prayed for unity, prosperity and progress of the country. Strict security arrangements were made by police on the occasion.