The celebrations of the 73rd Independence Day on Friday held with traditional zeal and fervour across the district .Flag hoisting ceremonies were held at public and private offices across the district and special programmes were held to observe the Independence Day.
Main ceremony was held in the city, where Chairman Public Accounts Committee Punjab Syed Yawar Abbas Bokhari and DC Attock Ali Anan Qamar jointly hoisted the national flag .
They recalled the sacrifices of the forefathers and those who fought for and laid down their lives in defence of the country.
The function was attended by Focal Person PTI Attock Syed Khawar Abbas Bokhari , ADCG Chaudhry Abdul Majid , ADCR Sheryar , CEO Education Dr Javed Iqbal Awan . Deputy Director Public Relations Shahzad Niaz Khokhar and large number of people from different walk of life . Yawar Abbas Bokhari called upon the people to stand firm and work for progress and prosperity of the country.
He urged upon the people to stay united in order to meet the challenges that were being faced by Pakistan. He said that Pakistan had faced several challenges since its inception and was now at a “tipping point where improvements are being witnessed in various areas”.
He lauded Prime Minister Imran Khan’s government for working against corruption and for the development of the country.