Malala Yousufzai wishes all Pakistanis a Happy Independence Day


London, August 14 (TNS): Noble Peace Prize Winner Malala Yousufzai sent courteous wishes to all Pakistanis via social networking website, Twitter on the nation’s 71st Independence Day.

The 20-year-old took to Twitter and said, ” Happy Independance Day Pakistan!!” “I Pray that our nation remains peaceful and prosperous”

The Celebrations of the 71st Independence Day are in full swing today, the celebrations started with 31 gun salute in the federal capital and 21 gun salute in the provincial headquarters.

Later in the day, the country’s flag was hoisted by the president of Pakistan in a ceremony at the Jinnah Convention Centre in Islamabad.