The main feature of the independence ceremony was the Azadi parade which was presented by the smartly turned out contingents of the three services. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif took the salute and inspected the Azadi parade.
A special parade of armed forces and a fly-past ceremony, was held in front of the Parliament house in Islamabad,.
Prime Minister Nawaz, who was the chief guest, arrived at the event where he was greeted by Chief Of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif and Chiefs of all the tri-services, and Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff committee. Members of the Cabinet, and the elected assemblies were also in attendance.
Flypast of PAF fighter jets on the occasion of Azadi Parade 2014, throwing illuminating flares, lighting up the dark skies overhead.The flypast comprised four F-16 and four Mirage fighters. It was followed by four Bell 412 helicopters and equal number of Mi-17 helicopters with their navigation lights switched on, while the leading helicopter carried a large green and white national flag under its belly, illuminated with its search lights.
The programme ended with a superb display of fire works as thousands of red, green, white and yellow flares, lit up the entire Constitution Avenue, with a thunderous spectacle that left the huge crowd in awe.At the end of the ceremony, the prime minister warmly shook hands with the participants and greeted them over the Independence Day celebrations.