Chief Minister Punjab chaired a high level meeting to review the arrangements of functions being held in connection with upcoming 70th Independence Day of Pakistan.
Addressing the meeting, Chief Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif said that Muslims of Indo-Pak subcontinent crossed the rivers of blood to achieve Pakistan and all the Muslims were united on a single platform for setting up an independent homeland under the dynamic leadership of Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah. He said that Independence is a great blessing and living nations observe their Independence Day in a befitting and colorful manner. Therefore, the 70th Independence Day would be celebrated in an active manner and the heroes of Pakistan Movement would be paid rich tributes. He said that the 70th anniversary of Independence Day is an opportunity to ponder over achievements and losses during the last 70 years. The struggle of Pakistan Movement is filled with hard work and sacrifices of our elders and our country demands work and only work from us. He said that every person will have to work honestly and play it’s role. During the briefing, the Chief Minister was told that celebrations are being held from union council to provincial level.