Pakistan's Independence Day celebrated
A ceremony marking the day began with recitation from the Holy Quran, followed by playing of national anthem and flag hoisting.
Independence Day messages of President Asif Ali Zardari and Prime Minister Yusuf Ali Gilani were read out at the ceremony.
Charge d'Affaires Mansoor Ahmad Khan congratulated the Pakistani community in Afghanistan and urged them to renew their commitment to serving their country.
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