Azadi Train To Highlight Cultural Features Of Pakistan


Azadi Train to highlight cultural features of Pakistan

ISLAMABAD, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 9th August, 2016) : Azadi Train is all set to rejuvenate the sense of patriotism among the people by displaying different aspects of historical struggle for Pakistan, besides culture and civilization from August 11.

The people will be able to witness Pakistan's journey since 1947 in a few hours through the Azadi Train that is in its final stages of completion. It is a joint venture of the Ministry of Information and Pakistan Railways, reports PTV news. Citizens can to enjoy the unique experience at the the railway stations of their respective cities. According to the report, a float representing Punjab province consists of models of Quaid-i-Azam Solar Park Bahawalpur, Sahiwal Coal Power Project, Metro Bus and different other models representing Punjab culture.

On Sindh float, there will be models of Makli Graveyard, Quaid's tomb, Sehwan Sharif and different features representing old rich historical background of Sindhi culture. While, on the Khyber Pakhyunkhwa float, beautiful models of Qissa Khawani Bazaar, Jamrud Fort and other cultural belongings will be displayed.

The float belonging to Balochitan will be carrying models of Ziarat Residency, Gawadar Port, tribal camps and other objects depicting daily life of people of the province.

The Kashmiri float will include models of Muzaffarabad overbridge, Dal lake's boat, Hazartbal Shrine and typical houses in Kashmir while the float representing Gilgit Baltistan (GB) will comprise of K2, Baltit Fort model and other scenic pictures from the area.

According to the report, the main objective of this project is to create awareness about Pakistan's ideological history and to pay tribute to the national heroes. Also, there are six galleries in the train that comprise of the pictures about Kashmiris' struggle and fight for freedom.

"It has also been decorated with historical antiques about the history of Pakistan Railways," it added. The train will start its journey from August 11 from Margala Station Islamabad and will reach Rawalpindi on September 13 after traveling through different cities of the country.

It depicts the beautiful geographical history, culture and civilization of our country and would help to rejuvenate the light of patriotism and love for the country among the fellow countrymen.