ISLAMABAD, Aug 14 (APP): The Diamond Jubilee celebrations organized by the National Assembly (NA) marking the 75th Independence Day of Pakistan culminated with a grand firework display outside the Parliament House on Saturday night.
The celebrations at the Parliament began on August 10 and a series of events were held to commemorate the event in a befitting manner. The events commenced with the inauguration of a three-day photographs exhibition with the theme “Tarjuman-i-Mazi Shan-i-Hal”.
August 11, carried a unique significance in parliamentary history as the inaugural session of the Constituent Assembly of Pakistan was held on this day before the transfer of power from British rule to Pakistan from August 11 to 14, 1947.
The theme of the celebrations was “Mera Parliman Rahbar-i-Taraqqi-o-Kamal”.
A minorities’ convention was held on August 11, on the eve of ‘National Minorities Day’ to acknowledge the services of minority communities in the development of Pakistan.
A mega parliamentary convention was held on August 13, with the theme of “Sayah-i-Khuda-i-Zuljalal”. This convention signified the importance of continuity of the democratic system in the country.
The sitting and former parliamentarians attended the convention. The Diamond jubilee memorial medals titled “Parliament at 75” were conferred on prominent parliamentarians. The Parliament House building was adorned with beautiful lighting.