QUETTA: The Nation celebrated the Independence Day as “Kashmir Solidarity Day in Quetta and others parts of Balochistan and vowed to continue full support to Kashmiris suffering atrocities at the hands of Indian Troops in the Indian Occupied Valley, here on Tuesday.
In Quetta the main national Flag hoisting ceremony was held at the lawns of the Balochistan Assembly where Chief Minister Balochistan Jam Kamal Khan hoisted the National Flag.
Ceremony was attended by Speaker Balochistan Mir Abdul Qudoos Bizenjo
Deputy Speaker National Assembly Qasim Khan Suri, Provincial Ministers Mir Salim Khosa, opposition Leader Balochistan assembly Malik Sikandar Advocate, Abdul Khaliq Hazara, member Parliament and various senators from Balochistan also attended the ceremony.
Flag hoisting ceremonies were also held at all the 33 districts of Balochistan. At Kohlu Commandant Mewand Rifles Frontier Core Balochistan Colonel Humayun Aslam and father of Shaheed Haq Nawaz Marri, Mr. Nabi Daad Marri hoisted the national flag.
They laid floral wreath on the Shuhada Yadgar. Ceremony was attended also by wing Commander Colonel Muhammad Hammad, Tribal Leader Mir Ismail Marri, Wadera Rab Nawaz Marri, and Chairman Mehar Khan Marri, Haji Mir Bahar Khan Marri, Malik Gaman Marri, Umar Farrooq Zarkoon, Wadera Tajay Lorarani and others.
Member Balochistan Mir Hammal Kalmati also winched the National Flag Deputy Commissioner office Gwadar. DC Gwadar Captain retired Captain Muhammad Waseem, Tribal Elders and people from different walks of life also attended the ceremony.
Deputy Commissioner Kharan Khudaydad Khan Ahmedzai, hoisted the national flag at DC office. Ceremony was attended by Tribal Elders and Notables.
Assistant Commissioner Pasni Captain Jamil Ahmed Baloch also hoisted flag, in his office. Flag hoisting ceremony was attended by Tribal elders and notables and peoples from different walks of life.
Divisional Superintendent Railways Quetta Wasif Ali Mughat, DN Imran Saeed hoisted National Flag at DS Railway office Quetta. Program was attended by officers and othe people from different treads of life Quetta Railway station also decorated by National and Kashmiri Flags.
Flag hoisting ceremony and main Jashn-e-azadi function was held at Government Boys Model High school Kohlu. Meer Naseeb ullah Marri, Minister Health was the chief guest of the event. Students in their speeches and tableaus showed solidarity with the people of Kashmir. All officers and Notables of the district Kohlu attended the event. Later a car rally was arranged to show solidarity with Kashmiri people.
An auspicious day of 14th August began with hoisting the National flag in D C office Panjgur and D C Panjgur with Lt. Colonel Panjgur Rifles and DPO hoisted the flag.
A joint parade of levies, Police and F C personnel arranged during flag hoisting ceremony. A C Panjgur, Tehsildars of district, Risaldar Major, DSP and head of law departments other administration staffs present.
After this, a rally was organized from D C office to Javed Chowk, in the end of rally D C and Lt. Colonel addressed to participants of rally and stressed importance of Independence Day and solidarity with Kashmiri people.
At last sweets were distributed to prisoners in judicial lock up by D C Panjgur.
Commissioner Sibi division Syed Faisal Ahmed also hoisted National Flag at Circuit house Sibi. DIG Police Sibi Range, Parvaiz Ahmed Chandio, Deputy Commissioner Sibi Syed Zahid Shah, SSP Syed Ali Asif, ADC Mir Rehmat Ali Gishkori, Malk Abbas Ali Baloch, DSP Muhammad Qasm Silachi, former caretaker information minister Malik Khurram Shehzad, Director Agriculture Dr. Fazal Qurashi, Chief Officer Sardar Muhammad Azeem, District Education Officer Sibi Abdul Sattar Langov, divisional director education Mulla Muhammad Umrani, XEN Wapda Muhammad Din Ansari and others attended the ceremony.
Commissioner Sibi division Syed Faisal Ahmed also planted a tree on the Independence Day.
Commissioner Kalat Division Hafiz Muhammad Tahir also raised the National Flag at DC office Khuzdar. Ceremony was attended by Deputy Commissioner Khuzdar Major retired Muhammad Ilyas Kibzai, DIG Police Agha Yousuf, MPA Mir Younus Aziz Zahri, Mir Khalid Baznnjo and Police and Levies officers attended the ceremony.
Deputy Commissioner Shaheed Sikandarabad Soorab Abdul Salam Achakzai, SSP Asrar Umrani, Sardar Moosa Raiki, Tahsildar Moosa Kurd, SHO Sanaullah, Naseebullah Zahri and other distinguished elders hoisted the national flag.
Flag hoisting ceremony also held at Dera Murad Jamali. Commissioner Naseerabad division Javed Akhtar Muhammad, DIG Naseerabad Shahab Azeem
Lehri, Deputy Commissioner Zafar Ali Muhammad Shahi, SP Abdul Ghaffar Silachi, Assistant Commissioner Haji Ghulam Bhangar, DEO officer Ms. Khanzadi Baloch and other attended the gathering.
Deputy Commissioner Lasbella Shabbir Ahmed Mengal also raised the national Flag on the day 72nd Independence Day. Flag hoisting ceremony was attended by Chief Tribal Sardar Ghulam Farooq, Independence Day Kashmir Solidarity Day Rally was also arranged at Marget Hanna, Rally was conducted under supervision of Frontier Core Balochistan.
Rally started from Marget and Terminated at Hanna. Notables of the area and locals attended the rally.
Approximately 2000 individuals from area participated in the rally. Notables and locals appreciated efforts of FC in maintaining peace and security in the AOR. Locals also expressed solidarity with Kashmiri people.
Flag Hoisting Ceremony also held at Quaid Residency Ziarat. Deputy Commissioner Ziarat along with Tribal Notables.