Pakistan hoists largest national flag

Lahore: Pakistan on Monday hoisted a 400-feet high national flag, the largest in its history, at the Attari-Wagah border with India to mark the country’s 70th Independence Day.

Pakistan Army chief Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa hoisted the flag at the border after midnight last night, kicking off the celebrations for the Independence Day across the country. The flag is said to be the highest in South Asia and the 8th highest in the world.

Made in Pakistan, it is 400-feet high and 120 feet by 80 feet in size. Gen Bajwa said: “Some 77 years ago, Pakistan resolution was passed in the same city (Lahore). Pakistan came into being on the night of 27th Ramadan – it was a blessed night.

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