COAS hoists Pakistan's largest national flag at Wagah border

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Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa
Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa commenced the independence day proceedings by hoisting the largest national flag in the history of Pakistan at Wagah Border, Lahore on the eve of Pakistan’s 70th Independence anniversary.

During his speech after flag-hoisting ceremony at the Wagah border, General Qamar Javed Bajwa said that the security agencies are working to restore peace in the country and added that the terrorists would be eliminated.

General Bajwa said that the country is progressing on the path of the law and the constitution today and all the institutions are working properly. “We will make Pakistan the country of Quaid-e-Azam and Allama Iqbal”, he said.

The army chief said that the country founded on the 27th of the Holy month of Ramazan could not be defeated. “We shall restore peace, rule of law whatever sacrifices it may cost. No threat can deter resolve of a united and resilient nation”, COAS said.

General Bajwa said that we have rendered many sacrifices and we will never forget our martyrs. We will execute each and every terrorist in Pakistan.

Earlier, Pakistan Army Chief hoisted the world’s eighth highest and South Asia’s highest flag at Wagah border to kick off the festivities of Independence Day across the country.

As per details, the flag was hoisted on a 400-feet pole, whereas the size of the flag is 120×80 feet. The flag has been made entirely in Pakistan, and is said to be the highest flag in South Asia and the 8th highest in the world.

After the flag hoisting ceremony, spectacular fireworks were also demonstrated, and the national anthem of Pakistan was sang as well.

 

Originally Posted on SuchTv

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