14 August – Pakistan Independence Day Greetings: Celebrated on 14th of August the Pakistan Independence Day is a day of dedication and pride for the people of Pakistan. In the year 1947, on this particular day Pakistan was made an independent country by the British. The country surfaced out of the Indian subcontinent in the year 1947, the border lines of which was created by the British when they were on the verge of ending their rule in India. The day is observed all over Pakistan as a national holiday. Independence in Pakistan was officially announced on Thursday, August 15, 1947 at 12:00 am. Pakistan Independence Day is also known by the name of “Yom-e-Istiqlal”. It is one of the most remarkable days in the history of Pakistan.