PM hoists flag to mark Independence Day

Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani on Saturday hoisted the national flag here at the PM House to mark the 64th Independence Day of Pakistan.

The simple ceremony was to show solidarity with the flood- victims across the country.

A military band played the national anthem and a contingent of Pakistan Army presented salute to the Prime Minister.

Minister for Information and Broadcasting Qamar Zaman Kaira and few officials attended the ceremony.

As per Cabinet decision all ministries, divisions and provincial governments had cancelled all functions planned for celebrating the “Independence Day,” to show solidarity with the flood victims.