The nation is celebrating the Pakistan Day today (Wednesday) with full zeal and patriotic reverence. Different events are being held countrywide to recognize the sacrifice and struggle of our forefathers.
The Day 23rd March is an important part of the Pakistan’s history as on this date back in 1940, a resolution was passed at the Minto Park (Minar-e-Pakistan) Lahore, which demanded a separate homeland for the Muslims of the subcontinent.
76th Pakistan Day is being celebrated nationwide and citizens are commemorating the greats who spent a long struggle to get a separate homeland from Hindu and British Raj.
The mega event of celebrating this prestigious day is today held at the Parade Ground near Shakarparian hills. In which contingents of all three armed services, Pakistan Army, Navy and Air Force are exhibited their skills.
The celebration of the day began with a 31-gun salute in the federal capital and 21-gun salute in the provincial capitals.
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif, Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Mohammad Zakaullah, Defence Minsiter Khawaja Asif, foreign ambassadors, members of federal Cabinet are among the attendees.
The mage parade ceremony at Parade Ground kicked off with fly Past of Pakistan Air Force and Army Aviation Wing which was followed up by the paratroopers aerobatics, who dived from heights while holding the national flag, later the national flag was handed to President Mamnoon Hussain by GOC SSG Major Gen Tahir Bhutta.
President Mamnoon during his address praised the role of Army to eradicate menace of terrorism from Pak-soil.
We are a peaceful nation and have never participated in any arms race,” the president said
“This parade shows our resolve to fight all the enemies of our beloved country. This display of weaponry and skills shows that our forces are next to none in bravery, courage and valour,” said the president.
The event begin with national anthem, apart from Parade also showed a cultural show which highlighted the cultural diversity of Pakistan.
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Paratroopers showing their skills at Pakistan Day Parade
Exhibition of weapons at Pakistan Day
President Mamnoon Hussain addressing at Pakistan Day Parade
Fly-past March at Pakistan Day Parade
Cultural Exhibition at Pakistan day Mega event
Pictures of Pakistan Day Parade
Videos of Pakistan Day
Video of Cultural performance in Pakistan Day Parade
Video of Army Aviation fly-past March in Pakistan Day Parade
Video of National Anthem and Salute in Pakistan Day Parade
Video of Armed forces March-past in Pakistan Day event