Nation to celebrate Pakistan Day today with zeal and fervor

The main feature of the day will be the grand military parade in Islamabad where contingents of the three armed forces and other security forces will conduct march past while fighter planes will present aerobatic maneuvers.

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The nation will celebrate Pakistan Day on Wednesday with a commitment to ensure progress, prosperity, and a strong defense of the country.

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

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

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

The National flag will be hoisted on major government buildings.

The main feature of the day will be the grand military parade in Islamabad where contingents of the three armed forces and other security forces will conduct a march past while fighter planes will present aerobatic maneuvers.

The march of different floats depicting various aspects of the culture of different provinces is also part of the parade.

The dignitaries participating in the 48th Session of the Council of Foreign Ministers of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation will also witness the Pakistan Day Parade as Guests of Honour. Various organizations and departments, both public and private, have planned a number of activities including seminars, conferences, and discussion programs to highlight the historical significance of Pakistan Day.

Cultural organizations including the Pakistan National Council of Arts (PNCA), Pakistan Academy of Letters, National Book Foundation, National Institute of Folk, and Traditional Heritage are all set to hold various events and activities in connection with Pakistan Day.

Special ‘dua’ ceremonies would be organized at the Mosques after Fajar prayers, seeking solidarity, integrity, and prosperity of the country.

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