Father’s Day to be celebrated on Sunday


ISLAMABAD: Father’s Day will be celebrated on June 16 (Sunday) across the world including Pakistan to show their appreciation for fathers and father figures.

The idea for creating a day for children to honor their fathers began in Spokane Washington.

Father’s Day is a celebration honoring fathers and celebrating fatherhood paternal bonds and the influence of fathers in society.

Father’s Day complements Mother’s Day, a celebration that honors mothers and motherhood. Father’s Day is celebrated popularly on 3rd Sunday in June in many parts of the world.

The idea for creating a day for children to honor their fathers began in Spokane Washington. A woman by the name of Sonora Smart Dodd thought of the idea for Father’s Day while listening to a Mother’s Day sermon in 1909.

Many people across the world celebrate Father’s Day in a variety of ways to express their love and gratitude to fathers or father figures including buying presents such as neckties and other items of clothing, chocolates, books or equipment for various types of hobbies and giving handmade or purchased cards.

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