Pakistan Independence Day

Pakistan Independence Calendar
Sun Aug 14 2016
Mon Aug 14 2017
Tue Aug 14 2018
Wed Aug 14 2019
Fri Aug 14 2020

Celebrated on 14th of August the Pakistan Independence Day is a day of dedication and pride for the people of Pakistan. In the year 1947, on this particular day Pakistan was made an independent country by the British. The country surfaced out of the Indian subcontinent in the year 1947, the border lines of which was created by the British when they were on the verge of ending their rule in India. The day is observed all over Pakistan as a national holiday. Independence in Pakistan was officially announced on Thursday, August 15, 1947 at 12:00 am. Pakistan Independence Day is also known by the name of “Yom-e-Istiqlal”. It is one of the most remarkable days in the history of Pakistan.

Pakistan Independence Day Celebrations:

  • The celebration is a grand affair and all over the country people are seen to be in their jovial moods.
  • All the major cities of Pakistan witness a grand celebration. The government offices and many other official buildings are decorated.
  • Flags are hoisted in every nook and corner to bring in the very essence of the festival.
  • Along with the flag raising ceremony, giant parades and cultural programs are also held in all the major cities.
  • Schools and various institutional organizations arrange flag hoisting ceremony to commemorate the day
  • Family and friends get together and enjoy the day over lunch, dinner or even go out for a picnic.
  • Various entertainment programs are also held in the different cultural centers all over the country.
  • There are also public displays of fireworks.

The main celebration is held in the capital city, Islamabad. It is here that the President as well as the Prime Minister raise the National Flag and deliver speeches highlighting points on the major goals of the nation, paying.

Significance of Pakistan Independence Day:

  • The significance of the day lies in paying tribute to the lost heroes and in raising the hopes for a bright future. Pakistan acquired its National Flag in the year 1947 on 14th of August.
  • The colors used in the flag have a significance of its own.
  • The white color represents the minorit
  • The green color symbolizes the majority.
  • The moon symbolizes the progression of the Islamic country and the five stars signify enlightenment and knowledge.

Pakistan Independence Day Quotes

Pakistan not only means freedom and independence but the Muslim Ideology which has to be preserved, which has come to us as a precious gift and treasure and which, we hope other will share with us.
Muhammad Ali Jinnah
With faith, discipline and selfless devotion to duty, there is nothing worthwhile that you cannot achieve.
Muhammad Ali Jinnah
No struggle can ever succeed without women participating side by side with men.
Muhammad Ali Jinnah
This is our Independence Day, so let us laugh, cheer and explode with joy..
Let all of us Pakistanis take an oath on this Independence Day to make our country the best one in the future world
We should have a State in which we could live and breathe as free men and which we could develop according to our own lights and culture and where principles of Islamic social justice could find free play.
Muhammad Ali Jinnah
Feel the pride of being the part of such a glorious nation. Here's sending my warm patriotic wishes to make this day truly memorable.
Halki si dhoop ki barsat ke baad, thodi si khushi ki her baat ke baad, Isi tarah mubarak ho aap ko, Jashan-e-azadi ka din…. Wish you a very happy Independence Day.
Thousands laid down their lives so that
Our country can celebrate this day
Never forget their sacrifices..
Happy Independence Day!


Last Updated: 21st July, 2018