Happy 62nd Independence Anniversary
Shaheed Foundation Pakistan presents congratulation to all Nation on the auspicious independence day of Islamic Republic of Pakistan.
The nation is celebrating its 62nd Independence Day on Friday 14th August with great zeal, enthusiasm and renewed commitment to make Pakistan strong, progressive and prosperous. It will be a public holiday. The day will dawn with special prayers in mosques for the progress and prosperity of the country.
A delegation of Shaheed Foundation Pakistan will visit Tomb of the Father of Nation Qauid-e-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnay, the founder of Pakistan, at Karachi to pay him the tribute. A change of the guard ceremony at the mausoleum of Quaid-e-Mohammed Ali Jinnah, Pakistanís also take place.
Celebrations will begin with a 31-gun salute in the Federal Capital and 21-gun salute in all the four provincial capitals. At 7.58 am, all vehicular traffic will stop for two minutes with the sounding of sirens and national anthem will be played at 8:00 am.
Some Sayings of Quaid-e-Azam (R.A)
"Our object should be peace within, and peace without. We want to live peacefully and maintain cordial friendly relations with our immediate neighbours and with the world at large."
(Lahore , August 15th, 1947)
You are free; you are free to go to your temples, you are free to go to your mosques or to any other place or worship in this State of Pakistan. You may belong to any religion or caste or creed that has nothing to do with the business of the State.
(Constituent Assembly of Pakistan August 11, 1947)