Dozens lined the streets and gathered at national monuments across Pakistan as the country marked its 67th Independence Day. Flag-raising ceremonies were held in Islamabad and all provincial capitals.

Karachi. -Photo by PPI
Karachi. -Photo by PPI
Islamabad. -Photo by ONLINE
Islamabad. -Photo by ONLINE
Quetta. -Photo by AFP
Quetta. -Photo by AFP
Minar-e-Pakistan, Lahore. -Photo by
Minar-e-Pakistan, Lahore. -Photo by
Lahore Railway Station. -Photo ONLINE
Lahore Railway Station. -Photo ONLINE
Sialkot. -Photo by APP
Sialkot. -Photo by APP
Quetta. -Photo by APP
Quetta. -Photo by APP
Quetta. -Photo by APP
Quetta. -Photo by APP
Faisalabad. -Photo by ONLINE
Faisalabad. -Photo by ONLINE
A Pakistani Naval band member plays a tuba at the mausoleum of the founder of Pakistan Muhammad Ali Jinnah, Karachi. -Photo by AFP
A Pakistani Naval band member plays a tuba at the mausoleum of the founder of Pakistan Muhammad Ali Jinnah, Karachi. -Photo by AFP
Sukkur. -Photo by ONLINE
Sukkur. -Photo by ONLINE
Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif (C) hoists the national flag during a ceremony to mark the country
Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif (C) hoists the national flag during a ceremony to mark the country's Independence Day. -Photo by AFP
Shahi Fort, Lahore. -Photo by ONLINE
Shahi Fort, Lahore. -Photo by ONLINE
Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif (L) leaves with UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon (R) after ceremony to mark the country
Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif (L) leaves with UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon (R) after ceremony to mark the country's Independence Day in Islamabad. -Photo by AFP

Comments (2) (Closed)


S. Tanwir Hasan
Aug 14, 2013 10:04pm

Great! lovely photos of Pakistan.

Francesco Sinibaldi
Aug 15, 2013 08:24pm

Transient memory.

If a fine leaf appears in the heart of the country I can see, near a glimmer, a delicate white dream.

Francesco Sinibaldi