LAHORE: Provincial Information and Culture Department of the Punjab will celebrate the 70th Independence Day throughout the month of August in a befitting manner.
This was stated by Provincial Minister for Information and Culture Mujtaba Shujaur Rehman in a meeting held on Thursday. The department has chalked out a comprehensive plan to celebrate the 70th Independence Day.
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All the buildings of department would be illuminated on the special day, whereas all the officers and officials shall wear Pakistan flag badges throughout the month of August. According to the plan, the Lahore Arts Council (Alhamra) will host a grand programme of national songs sung by famous singers. Special seminar on Independence Day celebrations with participation of top celebrities of Pakistan will be held along with painting exhibition with the title of “Colours of Pakistan”.
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The Azadi Walk with famous artists will also be organised and a painting competition among the students of fine arts departments of colleges and universities will be held at the Alhamra. Moreover, an Azadi mural painting display on famous points of the city along with folk dances festival will also be held.
Published in The Express Tribune, July 21st, 2017.
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