• Short Summary

    Pakistan News Pictorial, Khadeja Naqvi reporting this week about Independence Day Celebrations, Opening of New Premises for Radio Pakistan Lahore; Presentation of Certificates to the Graduates of College of Eastern Medicines; A Film Festival in Dacca; the Foreign Minister's address to Intellectuals in East Pakistan; an exciting Football Match, and the Miss Universe contest 1965 :
    The booming of guns all over the country heralds the dawn the Day of Independence.

  • Description

    Pakistan News Pictorial, Khadeja Naqvi reporting this week about Independence Day Celebrations, Opening of New Premises for Radio Pakistan Lahore; Presentation of Certificates to the Graduates of College of Eastern Medicines; A Film Festival in Dacca; the Foreign Minister's address to Intellectuals in East Pakistan; an exciting Football Match, and the Miss Universe contest 1965 :
    The booming of guns all over the country heralds the dawn the Day of Independence.

    Smartly turned out contingents of the School Cadet-Corps march past in a mass rally held in Karachi, at which the Commissioner of Karachi takes the salute.

    Six units of school_bands play martial tunes, as the children march past.These are the custodians of our to_morrow.It is they who will enjoy the true fruits of freedom and reap the benefits of today's vast programme for prosperity.After the march past, books are given out by the Commissioner to needy students.And then, there is a grand physical display in which 3,000 school children take part.

    While the children give their display in Karachi, all over the country, in mosques, temples and churches, prayers are being said for peace, stability and prosperity.

    And the highlight of this Day of rejoicing is a Musical Soiree.

    Ustad Umeed Khan the famous musician gives an exposition of classical art while Robina delights the audience with Sindhi Kafi.

    This is Ustad Khameeso Khan with his renowned Alghosa.

    The whole country is ablaze with light.There is a fairly-tale atmosphere in the cities of Pakistan.Cars and taxis pack the streets, and everywhere there is gaiety, laughter and light as this Day when Pakistan became a reality draws to a glittering close.

    Radio Pakistan welcomes President Ayab to its brand_new Broadcasting House at Lahore.

    The Minister for Information and Broadcasting receives the Head of State.The Minister predicts a happy future for broadcasting.In five years time, with the opening of more and more transmitting centres in both wings, the links of radio communications will cover the entire country.

    The President commends Radio Pakistan for an impressive reportage which is above political considerations, and bias.The President promises all possible co_operation in the expansion of Radio Pakistan's facilities all over the country.

    And as the President unveils the plaque, another new link is established in nationwide communications.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAC8FOEG6LDJYR7536QADI2EKA5
    Media URN:
    VLVAC8FOEG6LDJYR7536QADI2EKA5
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    20/08/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:10:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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