Pakistan Independence Day 2017 in photos

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Check out Pakistan Independence Day 2017 celebration in photos

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Fireworks, parades, air show and many more remarkable events marked the 70th year of Pakistan’s independence.

Here are some of the photos that best portray the spirit and enthusiasm of Pakistanis on 14 August:

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Beautiful performance of aerobatics team during 70th Independence Day in Islamabad. - AFP
Beautiful performance of aerobatics team during 70th Independence Day in Islamabad. – AFP

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Amazing aerobics performance during the celebratory airshow in Islamabad. — AFP
Amazing aerobics performance during the celebratory airshow in Islamabad. — AFP

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The portrait of Muhammad Ali Jinnah is seen at the Wagah border post as a Pakistani Ranger (top) unfurls the Pakistani national flag during a ceremony to celebrate Independence Day. —AFP
The portrait of Muhammad Ali Jinnah is seen at the Wagah border post as a Pakistani Ranger (top) unfurls the Pakistani national flag during a ceremony to celebrate Independence Day. —AFP

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Pakistani people celebrate the Independence Day, in Karachi, Pakistan, 14 August 2017. - EPA
Pakistani people celebrate the Independence Day, in Karachi, Pakistan, 14 August 2017. – EPA

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A Pakistani drives his car decorated with national flags to mark the country's Independence Day in Peshawar on August 14, 2017. AFP Photo/Abdul Majeed
A Pakistani drives his car decorated with national flags to mark the country’s Independence Day in Peshawar on August 14, 2017. AFP Photo/Abdul Majeed

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Pakistani residents carry a huge flag during a rally to mark the country's Independence Day in Quetta on August 14, 2017. - AFP/Banaras Khan
Pakistani residents carry a huge flag during a rally to mark the country’s Independence Day in Quetta on August 14, 2017. – AFP/Banaras Khan

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Pakistani Sikh community celebrate the 70th Independence Day in Peshawar, Pakistan on Aug. 14, 2017. - AP/Muhammad Sajjad
Pakistani Sikh community celebrates the 70th Independence Day in Peshawar, Pakistan on Aug. 14, 2017. – AP/Muhammad Sajjad

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People arrives to watch Pakistan Air Force fighter jets during an air show to celebrate the 70th Independence Day in Islamabad, Pakistan. -AP Photo/Anjum Naveed
People arrive to watch Pakistan Air Force fighter jets during an air show to celebrate the 70th Independence Day in Islamabad, Pakistan. -AP Photo/Anjum Naveed

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An aerobatic team performs during celebrations to mark the country's Independence Day in Islamabad on August 14, 2017. - AFP/Aamir Qureshi
An aerobatic team performs during celebrations to mark the country’s Independence Day in Islamabad on August 14, 2017. – AFP/Aamir Qureshi

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Nuxhat Khurshidhttps://islamabadscene.com
Nuxhat Khurshid is a passionate writer, reader and documentary-maker. She mostly writes on environment, climate change and development issues for Islamabad Scene.

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