Live Streaming of Independence Day Indoor Flag Hoisting Ceremony from the High Commission

London:  The High Commission for Pakistan in London has made arrangements for Live Streaming of the Independence Day Flag Hoisting Ceremony on the morning of 14 August 2020, at 10:00 a.m.

Live streaming of the ceremony will be done on the official Facebook Page of the High Commission. The Facebook broadcast can be accessed at:

High Commissioner Mohammad Nafees Zakaria will hoist the National Flag and only a limited number of the High Commission's officials will be in attendance. He will address the community via live streaming on Facebook. The messages of the President and the Prime Minister will also be read out on this occasion.

This year, in view of the ongoing Coronavirus Pandemic COVID-19, and the UK Government's guidelines, the Independence Day Flag Hoisting Ceremony will take place indoors.

The High Commission wishes to inform the distinguished members of the Pakistani Community and the British friends of Pakistan that there will be no visitors to the High Commission for the ceremony in the interest of your health and well-being in the current situation.

The programme outline is given below:

1000 hours Arrival of the High Commissioner

1002 hours National Anthem &
hours Flag Hoisting by the High Commissioner

1005 hours Recitation from the Holy Quran

1010 Messages from the President and the Prime Minister

1020 hours Remarks by the High Commissioner

1030 hours Short Documentaries on Pakistan

1035 hours National Songs

1045 hours Cake cutting followed by Dua

August 11, 2020

Last updated: August 11, 2020

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