The day dawned with particular prayers and a 31-gun salute within the federal capital and a 21-gun salute in any respect provincial capitals. Particular prayers have been provided in mosques at daybreak for peace, solidarity, and prosperity of the nation.
There will probably be a pause at 8.58 am all through the nation with the sounding of sirens to herald the flag hoisting ceremony at 9 am.
The primary flag-hoisting ceremony will happen on the President Home wh President Arif Alvi to be the chief visitor. After the flag-hoisting, the nationwide anthem will probably be performed with the navy band. After the recitation of the Holy Quran and Naat Shareef, President Alvi will tackle the nation.
Nationwide songs and the Kalam-e-Iqbal will probably be introduced in the course of the ceremony.
Completely different private and non-private departments are holding particular features and actions together with seminars, dialogue programmes, photographic exhibitions, portray, poetry, nationwide songs, and debate competitions with the concentrate on acknowledging the contributions of leaders of the Pakistan Motion and sacrifices of nationwide heroes.
All the foremost roads and avenues of the federal capital, like different cities, have been adorned with flags, banners, and buntings to current a festive look.
The foremost private and non-private buildings within the metropolis have additionally been illuminated to mark this essential event.
The Islamabad Capital Territory Police in addition to provincial governments have finalized site visitors administration plans for the comfort and security of most people.
Literary and cultural organizations have additionally chalked out some programmes to mark the day.