A march and a parade were some of the events held in Nauru on Tuesday to celebrate the country’s 49th Independence Day.
More than 20 government departments and organisations participated in the march.
President Baron Waqa led an official party that reviewed the Independence Day parade in front of parliament house.
Congratulatory messages have been pouring in from leaders and organisations.
President of India Pranab Mukherjee tweeted “warm greetings to Government and people of the Republic of Nauru on their National Day #PresidentMukherjee