Pakistan marks Independence Day amid worst floods (3)

11:18, August 15, 2010      

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Pakistani navy soldiers march at the mausoleum of Quaid-e-Azam to mark the 64th Independence Day in Karachi Aug. 14, 2010. (Xinhua/Toheed)
A change of the guard ceremony at the tomb of Pakistan's founder Quaid-e-Azam Mohammed Ali Jinnah took place in Pakistan's southern coastal city of Karachi.

Chief Ministers of all provinces hoisted national flags in the provincial capitals on the start of the day.

Shehbaz Sharif, Chief Minister Punjab, and Pakistani army personal placed flower wreaths at mausoleum of the great national poet Allama Muhammad Iqbal in eastern city Lahore.

The United Nations appealed Wednesday for nearly 460 million U. S. dollars in emergency aid for victims of the devastating floods in Pakistan and UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon is expected to arrive in Islamabad on Saturday to visit the flood-hit country.Source: Xinhua(by Jamil Bhatti, Yangtze Yan)
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