KARACHI: The Independence Day celebrations were held at old Customs House Karachi and MCC Port Qasim on August 14, 2015.
Tariq Huda Collector Preventive performed the flag hoisting ceremony at 09:00 am in the morning, which was followed by a parade by the sepoys of Pakistan Customs.
Collectors Mohammad Saleem, Dr. Fareed Iqbal, Saifuddin Junejo, Javed Chaudry, Director Wajid Ali, Additional Collectors Dr. Iftikhar Ahmed, Irfan Javed, Nayyar Shafiq, Mohammad Tahir, Feroz Alam Junejo, Azhar Merchant and a number of officers and officials were present on the occasion.
Tariq Huda congratulated the Customs officers and officials as well as the entire nation and resolved to continue their efforts in the development and prosperity of the country.
The Pakistan Navy band played national anthem.
Similarly celebrations were held at Port Qasim. Additional Collector Shafiq Latki performed the flag hoisting while Assistant Collector Rehan Akram, Deputy Collectors Wajid Zaman, Fazli Shakoor, Falik Sher, Assistant Collectors Imran Lillah, ShAhid Abbasi, Abdul Qudoss, Sajjad Rizwi, Hina Gull and several other officers and officials were also present.
Dry ports throughout the country including Lahore, Peshawar etc were decorated to commemorate this auspicious occasion.