Nation to celebrate Pakistan Day today
ISLAMABAD: The nation will celebrate Pakistan Day on Saturday with traditional zeal and a renewed commitment to work hard for the progress and prosperity of the motherland.
The Day is observed on March 23 every year to commemorate the passage of Lahore Resolution on this day in 1940 when the Muslims of the Sub-continent set the agenda of a separate homeland for themselves.
The Day will dawn with 31-one-gun salute in the Federal Capital and twenty-one-gun salute in provincial capitals.
The main feature of the day will be the grand military parade in Islamabad where contingents of the three armed forces and the security forces will conduct march past. Various aeroplanes belonging to Army Aviation and PAF will demonstrate aerobatic feats for the audience.