Change of guard ceremony held at Dr Allama Iqbal’s mausoleum
LAHORE (92 News) – A prestigious change of guards ceremony was held at the mausoleum of national poet Dr Allama Muhammad Iqbal in Lahore on Saturday.
A smartly turned out contingent of pakistan Navy assumed ceremonial guard duties with traditional spirit and enthusiasm.
Change of guard ceremony started with the National Anthem followed by a parade. A newly appointed contingent presented the guard of honor to the national poet.
The special guest of the ceremony was Station Commodore Naimatullah Khan who laid a wreath of flowers at the shrine and wrote his comments in the visitors book.
Corps Commander Lahore, Lieutenant General Majid Ehsan and Deputy DG Rangers Brigadier Akhtar also visited the shrine and kept flowers.
In their separate messages on 143rd birth anniversary of great philosopher and thinker, Allama Dr. Muhammad Iqbal, Prime Minister Imran Khan has said that it is high time to revert to the message of Allama Muhammad Iqbal to find solution to the ills corroding the society and hindering the progress and prosperity.
PM said that Muslims of the Sub-continent would always remain indebted to the great visionary leader for his invaluable services.
He said Allama Iqbal infused a new spirit among the Muslims of the sub-continent, changed their thought process and provided them with a solid ideological foundation to strive for regaining their lost identity. The great leader had also envisioned the idea of a separate homeland for the Muslims of the sub-continent and made remarkable contributions towards understanding the true message of Islam.
Prime Minister urged the nation to pledge on this day to make even greater efforts for the fulfillment of the dream of our forefathers and move forward according to the teachings of Allama Iqbal for the greater good of our society and our beloved homeland.