New Delhi, Aug 14: The 73rd Independence Day of Pakistan was observed here on Wednesday.
The Pakistan flag was hoisted by Acting High Commissioner Syed Haider Shah at a function here. The Acting High Commissioner extended warm felicitations on Eid-e-Azaadi and lauded the zeal with which the broader Pakistan High Commission family, and Pakistani students of South Asian University were participating in the festivities.
The Acting High Commissioner read out the messages of the President and the Prime Minister of Pakistan.
Students of the Pakistan High Commission School presented national songs and tableau on the occasion. Begum of Acting High Commissioner Mrs Palwasha Haider, distributed prizes and gifts to the teachers and students from the school, the commission said in a statement. (UNI)