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Change of guard ceremonies held on Pakistan Day

Change of guard ceremonies held on Pakistan Day
March 23, 2021

KARACHI/LAHORE (92 News) – Change of guard ceremonies were held at the mausoleums of Quaid-e-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah in Karachi and Allama Iqbal in Lahore on Pakistan Day.

On the occasion of the Pakistan Day, a simple but graceful Change of guards ceremony was held at the Mazar-e-Iqbal in Lahore Tuesday morning. Pakistan Air Force contingent took charge of guard duty from Punjab Rangers.

Air Vice Marshal Nadeem Akhtar Khan was the chief guest on the occasion who laid floral wreath over the national poet’s grave and offered fateha.

Later, he paid rich tributes to the great philosopher while writing comments in Visitors’ Book.

On the other hand, Sindh Governor Imran Ismail and Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah along with his cabinet visited the mausoleum of founder of the nation Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah.

They offered Fateha and laid floral wreath on the Mazar-e-Quaid.

The Nation celebrates Pakistan Day today (Tuesday) with a renewed pledge to transform the country into a true Islamic and welfare state in line with the vision of Quaid-i-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah.

The day marks adoption of historic Lahore Resolution this day in 1940 that provided a framework for realization of the goal of a separate homeland for Muslims of South Asia.

National flag has been hoisted atop all major government buildings and Inter Services Public Relations has released a special song in connection with the Pakistan Day.

In view of the third wave of Covid-19, all the events in connection with the day will be held ensuring compliance to SOPs.   

An investiture ceremony will be held at Aiwan-e-Sadar in the afternoon where President Arif Alvi will confer awards and medals to personalities for their outstanding contribution in different fields. 

Pakistan Day Parade, which is the main feature of the celebrations, will be held in Islamabad on Thursday with compliance of all the anti-COVID Standard Operating Procedures.