MUZAFFARABAD: All arrangements were finalized for the observance of 3rd Anniversary of 8th October 2005 earthquake on Tuesday, which hit Azad Kashmir and some parts of NWFP on this day.
The day will dawn with special prayers for the soul of martyrs of the quake as well as progress and prosperity of Pakistan.
In Muzaffarabad, sirens will be sounded at 8.52 in the morning during which all kinds of traffic will come to a tandstill for one minute to pay homage to the martyrs. Later a collective Duwa will also be held at University ground.
Official sources said the significant development of the day is the foundation stone laying ceremony of the mega developmental projects for Muzaffarabad and Muzaffarabad Athmuqam road which will cost three hundred ninety six million dollars