I-Day plan finalised of Independence Day

LAHORE:12 August:As the country is all set to celebrate the 70th Independence Day with every street and locality is decorated with national flags and bustling with activities, the Tourism Development Corporation of Punjab has chalked out an elaborated programme to celebrate the day on Sunday from 3pm. TDCP will organise a grand flag off “City Parade” which includes super bikes, vintage cars, rally jeeps, floats, double-decker buses, Jhoomar party and drummers, kicking off from Ferozepur Road at 3.30 pm. The route of the parade will be Ferozepur Rioad , Main Boulevard Gulberg, Jail Road, Canal Road, Mall Road, Lower Mall Road, Azadi Flyover then back through Bhatti Gate, Punjab Civil Secretariat , Lyton Road, Mozang Chungi , then back on the Ferozepur Road again and then to its final destination The Punjab Stadium. event: A programme in connection with the celebrations of Independence Day (I-Day) was held at Punjab Commission on the Status of Women’s Transitional Home for Women Victims of Violence at Social Welfare Complex, Township. The event was attended by resident women, their children and staff. The programme comprised patriotic speeches, a poster competition and performances by children. Transitional Housing for Women Project Manager Zainab Jafri stated that the progress of a nation was deeply linked to participation and empowerment of every segment of society, particularly women. She added that PCSW was making concrete efforts to support women and encourage their participation and contribution in the development of the country. tree plantation: District administration has continued the 70th Independence Day celebrations in the Metropolitan city by planting thousands of trees here Friday. Officials said a special tree plantation campaign was launched by Lahore Deputy Commissioner Sumair Ahmed Syed in all schools of Education Authority, Lahore. They said around 10, 25, and 50 plants in primary, secondary and high schools respectively were planted by the schools staff. The deputy commissioner said the activity was conducted in all schools regarding Independence Day celebrations. Moreover, sports department, Lahore has also organised games competitions in which a large number of players participated.

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