As part of the celebrations of Pakistan’s Independence Day, hundreds of Pakistani families residing in different parts of the UAE took part in events held in Dubai.
The Pakistan Association Dubai held a colourful evening for families and its members on Friday night. Over 700 people from all walks of life attended the event titled ‘Sohni Dharti’.
The evening included games, magic shows, national songs and various other activities.
Marking Pakistan’s seventieth celebrations, Dr Faisel Ikram, General Secretary of PAD, said, “We should not only celebrate the occasion of Aug.14 but also understand the ideology of Pakistan. Our generations should be aware of how much our elders had sacrificed in getting us our homeland.”