Sukkur: 70th Independence Day celebrations in full swing

Saturday 12 August 2017 2 weeks ago 68   Sukkur   Print

People of Sukkur seen at stalls in Sukkur.

Report  Bisma Waseem : SUKKUR: Arrangements for the 70th Independence Day are in full swing here in Sukkur as the day is just two days away. Decorative items are in high demand these days including national flags, green and white balloons, stars, badges multi-colored garlands. The most enthusiastic are children who are busy collecting stickers, badges and also beautifying their bicycles with special stickers inscribed with messages of Independence Day. Vendors have set up stalls, all decorated with variably-sized national flags, badges with new designs, green and white T-shirts, kurtis, stoles and bangles which attract customers of all ages. All government and private departments are busy to finalize a list of events, including seminars, conferences, lectures, debates, speech contests, exhibitions, quiz competitions, stage dramas, Mushairas, dance performances and musical concerts in connection with the Independence Day. Meanwhile, all major public and private buildings, roads and avenues are being illuminated and decorated with national flags, banners and buntings to give a festive look. (01)