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Pakistan paints itself green for its 65th anniversary

The country is celebrating its independence from British rule

Pakistan paints itself green for its 65th anniversary
Young Pakistanis release air lanterns in one of Islamabad’s streets ahead of the 65th anniversary of their country’s independence from British rule (Getty Images)
Pakistan paints itself green for its 65th anniversary
A street in Pakistan’s capital Islamabad sees Pakistanis celebrate on the eve of their independence day (Getty Images)
Pakistan paints itself green for its 65th anniversary
Pakistanis in Lahore are seen buying flags in one of the city’s roadside stands (Getty Images)
Pakistan paints itself green for its 65th anniversary
A street in Rawalpindi, the fourth largest city in Pakistan, is draped with national flags (Getty Images)
Pakistan paints itself green for its 65th anniversary
President Asif Ali Zardari’s house is lit up, coloring Pakistan’s capital Islamabad, green (Getty Images)
Pakistan paints itself green for its 65th anniversary
Pakistani commuters passing by an illuminated building in the capital, Islamabad (Getty Images)
Pakistan paints itself green for its 65th anniversary
Pakistanis partake in a parade in their country’s capital ahead of the 65th anniversary (Getty Images)
Pakistan paints itself green for its 65th anniversary
A Pakistani woman sells national flags to people on the road in Islamabad (Getty Images)
Pakistan paints itself green for its 65th anniversary
A man and a woman are seen in Karachi alongside a roadside stand that sells accessories for the 65th anniversary celebrations (Getty Images)
Pakistan paints itself green for its 65th anniversary
Raja Pervez Ashraf, Pakistani Prime Minister, elevates his country’s national flag during a ceremony in Islamabad on August 14 marking the 65th anniversary (Getty Images)