Hundreds of Pakistani expats, including children, braved the extreme dust storm on a holiday to witness their country’s flag being raised, kick starting the 76th Independence Day celebrations in Dubai on Sunday morning. Video Credit:

Consul General of Pakistan in Dubai Hassan Afzal Khan raised the flag as expats dressed in flag colours, green and white, sang their national anthem. Several of them shouted “Pakistan Zindabad” (Long live Pakistan) and other slogans hailing their homeland and blew plastic horns and trumpets as part of the celebrations.

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