Pakistan Independence Day
Starting Date: 14 August, 16:00
End Date: 14 August, 18:00
Pakistan Independence Day observed annually on 14 August, is a national holiday in Pakistan. It commemorates the day when Pakistan achieved independence and was declared 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 British India via partition.The movement was led by the All-India Muslim League under the leadership of Muhammad Ali Jinnah.