Karachi, August 07, 2018 (PPI-OT):Mayor Karachi Wasim Akhtar said the nation will celebrate its 71th Independence Day with traditional fervour and zeal. On this occasion everyone will pay tribute to the great struggle of founders of the country and the nation besides reiterating its pledge to make our country strengthened and prosperous with our unity. Jashn-e-Azadi programs under KMC have been finalized which includes the Independence Day Program to be held in the KMC Head Office and flag hoisting ceremony and holding of a special Azadi Mushaira in the KMC Sports Complex.
He said this while speaking in a meeting to review the arrangements for 71th Independence Day programs which was attended by the metropolitan commissioner Dr. Syed Saif-ur-Rehman, financial advisor Dr. Asghar Abbas Shaikh, senior director coordination Masood Alam, director media management Ali Hassan Sajid , director culture and sports Khursheed Shah and other officers.
Mayor Karachi said that our future lies with Pakistan and we have to make our homeland a hub of peace and tranquillity. He urged the people of Karachi to celebrate the independence day in a befitting manner by attending the programs held on this occasion. He said that we have to work for the betterment of our city and its progress and make Karachi and clean and green city where health, education and other basic facilities are available for everyone. It was informed in the meeting that the Mayor Karachi will go to the Mazar-e-Quaid on the morning of 14th August to attend the flag hoisting ceremony and also lay floral wreath on the Mazar on behalf of the citizens of Karachi, the children will be given national flags and hand bands on this occasion.
Later a rally of the KMC fire brigade will be held from Mazar e Quaid to KMC Head office which will be led by Mayor Karachi. Mayor Karachi and elected local government representatives will visit KMC hospitals on the independence day and meet with the patients whereas tree plantation campaign will be started from flag staff house at 2pm. KMC has also arranged sports festival on the independence day from 8th to 16th August 2018.
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