LAHORE: The city is wearing green to mark the 72nd Independence Day of Pakistan. In the cosmopolitan metropolis, home to 11 million people from all walks of life, multiple events are set to take place in commemoration of the day Muslims achieved a separate and independent homeland in the subcontinent.
The provincial government has also made special arrangements on Tuesday to mark the historic day with traditional zeal. To finalise arrangements, a meeting was held and presided over by Lahore Division Commissioner Asif Bilal Lodhi.
The commissioner highlighted that Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar will preside over a flag hoisting ceremony at Hazoori Bagh and lay a floral wreath at the mausoleum of Allama Muhammad Iqbal.