‘Azadi Train’ of Pakistan starts Independence Day tour

Islamabad, Aug 12, IRNA – ‘Azadi (freedom) Train’ of Pakistan, pulling beautifully decorated wagons as symbols of different achievements and beauties of the country, started countrywide tour from Islamabad on the eve of the 70th anniversary of the country's independence.

The train which is specially prepared as part of the 'Independence Day' celebrations will travel to all important cities of Pakistan during its 15 days tour and will end its journey in Karachi.

The ‘Azadi train’ consists of five art galleries, illustrated with pictures of people who sacrificed their lives during the independence movement.

Achievements of Pakistan's Armed Forces have also been displayed at the picture galleries.

Some wagons have been allocated to the culture, art and tourism attractions of different provinces of Pakistan.

The train will update the masses about the steps taken for progress and development of the country.

Artists and folk singers are also traveling on the train and will perform at railway stations in major cities.