Karachi: A total of 330 huge poles have been erected by City District Government Karachi at various points of Shahrah-e-Faisal and Shahra-e-Quaideen upto Quaid-e-Azam’s mausoleum where Pakistan’s national flag will be hoisted. These poles will be dedicated for national flag as no other flag will be allowed to be hoisted there.
City Government will celebrate the Independence Day in a befitting manner. This was stated by District Coordination Officer Karachi Mohammad Hussain Syed while addressing a meeting to review the arrangements for the Independence Day at Civic Centre on Tuesday.
The meeting was attended by all the Executive District Officers of City Government, all town administrators, and representative of Pakistan Army, Navy, Mazar-e-Quaid’s Management Board, Police and Cantonment Board while director protocol government of Sindh was also present on this occasion.
Various decisions were taken on this occasion regarding assigning duties to departments and measures to celebrate the Independence Day in a befitting manner.
The meeting decided that carrying any kind of weapon inside the boundary of Quaid’s mausoleum will be strictly prohibited and even the on duty police guards will not be allowed to do so. The Governor and Chief Minister of Sindh will host the national flag at 9 a.m on the Independence Day.
National flags will be hoisted on all the buildings of city and town administration. Special functions will be held in city government run schools under coordination with the Arts Council of Pakistan.
All the flags, posters and banners will be removed at Shahrah-e-Faisal and Shahra-e-Quaideen and only national flag will be hoisted there. The mausoleum of Quaid-e-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah will remain closed on 13th August for public due to administrative works. The mausoleum will be opened for public at 11a.m on 14th August.
DCO Karachi said 14th August was the most important day for the nation and in order to celebrate this day in a befitting manner a comprehensive program should be devised with the coordination of all the EDOs and other civic organizations.
For more information, contact:
City District Government Karachi (CDGK)
City District Government Complex, 1st Floor, Civic Centre, Gulshan-e-Iqbal, Karachi
Tel: +9221 9923 2400 -01
Fax: +9221 9923 2406