14th August may be an ordinary date of the Gregorian calendar for the rest of the world, but it holds immense importance in the life of every Pakistani. This is undoubtedly the most remarkable day in the history of Pakistan, as it marks the Independence of our country. Pakistan came into being on 14th August 1947, while according to Islamic calendar, it was 27th of Ramadan when Allah blessed Muslims of subcontinent with our beloved homeland. 27th Ramadan has great religious significance as the revelation of Holy Quran on Holy Prophet (PBUH) was completed on this date.
Pakistan came into being after the sacrifices of countless lives. Many mothers lost their children, many wives lost their husbands and many children lost their parents. People gave sacrifices of their lives so that their coming generations faced no difficulties in leading their lives in accordance with teachings of Islam.
Read more about it in AZERNEWS online newspaper's print edition published on Aug.14.
The new edition also includes articles about the details of the official visit of the President of the Italian Council of Ministers Enrico Letta, the CBA report on macroeconomic indicators of the Azerbaijani economy, possibility of complete abolition of Azerbaijan-EU visa regime, Azerbaijan's provision of shelter for human trafficking victims, bidding of Azerbaijani movies for Oscar, etc.
Furthermore, AZERNEWS weekly columnist Scott Fenwick will present second part of his fantastic fitness to the readers.
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The online newspaper is available at www.azernews.az.