Military parade underway to mark 78th Pakistan Day

Military parade underway to mark 78th Pakistan Day

ISLAMABAD: Decorated contingents of Pakistan Army, Pakistan Navy and Pakistan Air Force (PAF) are being lined up in Shakarparian Ground, Islamabad for Pakistan Day Parade today (Friday).
The 78th Pakistan Day is being celebrated with traditional zeal and enthusiasm to mark the passage of the Lahore Resolution that led to the creation of a separate homeland for the Muslims of South Asia in 1947. The historic resolution, known as the Pakistan Resolution, was approved on March 23, 1940.
The parade is underway in the presence of Prime Minister (PM) Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, Chief of Army Staff Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi and Air Chief Mujahid Anwar Khan.
Delegates of Turkey, Malaysia, UAE, Saudi Arabia and China are also witnessing the parade in the ground.
It is to be mentioned here that the day was dawned with a 31-gun salute in the federal capital and a 21-gun salute in the provincial capitals.


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