Educational institutions celebrate Independence Day with zeal

By Hina Kiyani

ISLAMABAD: Educational institutions under the aegis of Federal Directorate of Education (FDE) celebrated the Independence Day with great enthusiasm and patriotic fervor to mark the 75th year of freedom from British rule.
Various activities were organized in the institutions to let the students and staff respect the feeling of an independent Pakistan.
The celebrations took place with high spirits at Islamabad Model College for Boys H-9.
The special occasion commenced with the hoisting of the flag followed by the national anthem.
Principal of the college, Professor Javaid Iqbal Mughal delivered a highly motivating speech and commemorated the long and consistent efforts put in by the leaders headed by Quaid-e-Azam for creation of a separate country.
He said, “Pakistan is our identity and it’s a day to fulfill our commitments to our dear homeland.” He prayed for the peace, solidarity, unity and prosperity of Pakistan.
Keeping its traditions alive, Islamabad Model College for Girls I-8/3 celebrated the National Independence Day with great zeal and enthusiasm.
Teaching and non-teaching staff of the college attended the flag hoisting ceremony with a pledge to work tirelessly to keep the flag flying high.
Principal of the college, Sadia Muzaffar planted a sapling in the college premises to mark the day.
Earlier, Quran Khawani was held for the prosperity
of the country.

Speaking on the occasion, the principal said, “Independence day is very
special to us and we should celebrate this day with utmost pride and
patriotism. We should own Pakistan and everyone should perform their duties

At Islamabad Model Postgraduate College of Commerce H-8/4, celebrations
started with flag hoisting which is one of the important and favorite events
of Independence Day.