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Pakistan Tourism Body Celebrates Independence Day

The Pakistan Tourism Development Corporation will celebrate Independence day in an appropriate manner with a number of activities.  A flag-hoisting ceremony will take place at Flashman’s hotel and all motel and tourist information centers.  

The PTDC is also offering a tour to Islamabad for the SOS Children Village of Rawalpindi on 14 August 2009.
 

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