Happy Independence Day of Pakistan (Urdu: یوم آزادی; Yāum-e-Āzādi), observed annually on 14 August, is a national holiday in Pakistan. It commemorates the day when Pakistan achieve independence and was declare a sovereign state following. The end of the British Raj in 1947. Pakistan came into existence as a result of the Pakistan Movement. Which aimed for the creation of an independent Muslim state in the north-western regions of South Asia via Partition. The movement was led by the All-India Muslim League under the leadership of Muhammad Ali Jinnah. The event was brought forth by the Indian Independence Act 1947.
In the Islamic calendar, the day of Happy Independence Day of Pakistan coincide with Ramadan 27, the eve of which, being Laylat al-Qadr, is regard as sacred by Muslims. The main Independence Day ceremony takes place in Islamabad, where the national flag is hoist at the Presidential and Parliament buildings. It is follow by the national anthem and live televise speeches by leaders. Usual celebratory events and festivities for the day include flag-raising ceremonies, parades, cultural events, and the playing of patriotic songs. A number of award ceremonies are often on this day and Pakistani hoist the national flag a top their homes or display it prominently on their vehicles and attire.