ISLAMABAD - The preparations to celebrate the Independence Day on August 14, in a befitting manner and with a pledge to work with zeal for strong and prosperous Pakistan, are gaining momentum across the country.
The people, especially the children, are enthusiastically purchasing national flags, buntings, posters, stickers and candles to decorate their homes.
Decorative items are in high demand these days, including national flags, multi-coloured garlands, badges, Minar-e-Pakistan models and portraits of Quaid-e-Azam and other national heroes.
The business of these items at all big stores as well as roadside vendors remains on peak between August 1 and 14, which shows the passion of people belonging to all ages.
In the twin cities of Islamabad and Rawalpindi, Jashan-e-Azadi preparation is gaining momentum as the vendors have set up stalls for the sale of colourful buntings, national flags, banners and picture of national heroes. National songs are in the air giving the message that the whole nation is united.
The national flag will be hoisted at important buildings to celebrate the day in a befitting manner. Printers and makers of bindings, flags, banners and badges are fully engaged in their business.
They are also making arrangements to dispatch these items to other areas of the country to meet growing demand.