September 24, 2023

Nation celebrates Pakistan Day

Pakistan Day

The nation is celebrating Pakistan Day on Wednesday with a commitment to ensure progress, prosperity and a strong defence of the country.

The day is observed to commemorate the passage of the historic Lahore Resolution on 23rd March in 1940, under which Muslims of the sub-continent set the agenda of a separate homeland for themselves.

The day dawned with a thirty-one-gun salute in the federal capital and a twenty-one gun salute in provincial capitals.

Special prayers were offered in mosques after Fajar prayers for the progress and prosperity of the country.

The main feature of the day is the grand military parade, which is underway in Islamabad.

The spectacular and colourful Pakistan Day Military parade is underway at Parade Avenue in Islamabad today with three wings of the armed forces displaying their professionalism and military prowess.

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