Indo-Pak celebrate I-Day by exchanging sweets

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{image-pak independence day_14082008.jpg}Wagah Aug 14: Border guards of India and Pakistan on Thursday, Aug 14 exchanged sweets and congratulated each other on the occasion of 61st anniversary of Pakistan's Independence Day. "We accept your greeting and with the grace of god will wish you on your Independence Day on Friday, Aug 15," said Brigadier Qasir Khan Tareen, Deputy Director-General, Pakistan Rangers.

Pakistanis in India also celebrated the 61st anniversary of their independence from the British colonial rule on Thursday, Aug 14.

India and Pakistan won the freedom from the British at midnight on August 14 and 15, 1947 respectively.

Mohammad Akil, DIG BSF, while talking to the media said: "We all know that nowadays Pakistan has been facing a series of problem in the country. I would hope that the extremists in Pakistan should stop their anti-social activities and join the mainstream.


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