Day dawned with 21 gun salutes


LAHORE, Aug 14 (APP): Independence Day of Pakistan was celebrated with solemnity by all Army Formations and Units of Lahore Garrison here on Sunday.

Special prayers were offered for integrity, solidarity, progress and prosperity of Pakistan after Namaz-e-Fajr at all Formations and Unit mosques, says a press release issued by ISPR.

The day dawned with 21 Gun Salute near Lahore Cantonment, flag hoisting ceremony was held at all the Formation Headquarters and Units of the Garrison.

National Flag was hoisted at Corps Headquarters, Lahore by Brigadier Muhammad Shahab Aslam.

Message of Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif, was read out to the troops in special gatherings.APP/yrb/zhr

VNS, Lahore