MIRPUR: The people of Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) will celebrate Pakistan Day on Friday with traditional zeal and fervour. All necessary preparations have been finalised for this purpose. The day will begin with special morning prayers on both sides of the Line of Control, followed by special prayers for the stability, security and economic development of Pakistan, and resolution of the Kashmir dispute. In Muzaffarabad, the day will begin with a 21-gun salute. Additionally, Pakistani flags will be hoisted on top of all government buildings, while all three radio stations of AJK have arranged special programmes to mark the day.
Published in The Express Tribune, March 22nd, 2012.
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