Nation celebrates Pakistan Day: The nation celebrates its 83rd Pakistan Day on Thursday (today). With a renewed commitment to work hard to make the South Asian nation a true Islamic welfare state.
The Day dawned with 31 gun salutes in the federal capital and 21 gun salutes in the provincial capitals, followed by a limited joint parade in Islamabad. Change of guard ceremonies was held at the mausoleums of Allama Iqbal in Lahore and Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah in the port city.
The Day is celebrate to mark Lahore Resolution on March 23 every year. Lahore Resolution, also known as Pakistan Resolution, passed on March 23, 1940. Is a major milestone in the Muslim struggle for an independent state.
Nation celebrates Pakistan Day
Pakistan Day will be a public holiday, and the national flag will be hoist on all the country’s main government and private buildings. State broadcasters and mainstream media will air special programs and documentaries. While newspapers will publish special supplements connected to the Day.
Masses all over the country will renew the pledge to work hard in their respective fields for the country’s progress. Peace, and prosperity and give every sacrifice for the defense and protection of the motherland.
March 23 highlights will be rallies and peace walks beside seminars, symposiums, and conferences. Where participants will shed light on the role of Pakistan Resolution in creating Pakistan.
Armed forces parade to be held on limit scale amid austerity drive
Unlike the previous years, the armed forces have decided to hold the annual parade of the armed forces on Pakistan Day. On a limited scale amid an ongoing austerity drive that aims at warding off the economic crisis. The parade would be held at the President’s House instead of the traditional venue.