Google Celebrates Pakistan Independence Day With Doodle
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Wed 14th August 2019 | 04:50 PM
ISLAMABAD, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 14th Aug, 2019 ) :Google, a search engine, on Wednesday celebrated
Pakistan's Independence Day by dedicating a Khyber Pass doodle on its homepage.
Independence Day is being celebrated on Wednesday also as Kashmir Solidarity Day to express full support to innocent people of Held Kashmir.
The doodle, illustrated by guest artist Melissa Crowton, shows historic Khyber Pass of
The Bab-e-Khyber has come to symbolize the historic passage between East and West, connecting
Peshawar in Pakistan and Kabul in Afghanistan.
For centuries the mountainous Khyber Pass was a vital part of the
Silk Road, a pathway for trade and migration that also saw Alexander the Great's army march through.
In the past,
Google's doodles have drawn inspiration from Lahore Fort and Indus Valley Civilization.
This is not the first time that the search engine has featured a doodle for any
Google has also celebrated birthdays of legendary musician
Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, philanthropist Abdul Sattar Edhi, Shehenshah-e Ghazl Mehdi Hassan and Pakistan's most prominent and prolific artist Syed Sadequain Ahmed Naqvi with doodle on his birthday.