ISLAMABAD March 23,2022 – The nation is celebrating the 82nd Pakistan Day with zeal and fervor on Wednesday, with the joint armed forces parade swing in the federal capital.
President Arif Alvi, Prime Minister Imran Khan, Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Naval Chief Admiral Ajmal Khan Niazi, Chairman Joint Chief of Staff Committee General Nadeem Raza and Defence Minister Pervaiz Khattak are at the venue attending the parade.
The parade includes contingents of the tri-services, paramilitary forces and civil armed forces.
The main features included the parade is the fly-past of the newly inducted J-10C fighter jets. The J-10C aircrafts, equipped with cutting-edge technology, were inducted into the Pakistan Air Force’s squadron earlier this month.
The dignitaries participating in the 48th Session of the Council of Foreign Ministers of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation also witnessed the Pakistan Day Parade.
A change of guards ceremony was held at the mausoleum of Quaid-e-Azam in Karachi as well.
In Sindh, Sindh Governor Imran Ismail and Chief Minister Sindh Murad Ali Shah visited the mausoleum of Qauid –e Azam, offered fateha and held flowers, and provincial ministers were also present.
Talking to the media on the occasion, Governor Sindh said that we want to run the country on the principles stated by the Prime Minister.
Chief Minister Sindh said that after March 23, 1940, a systematic struggle was made for the acquisition of the country.
Pakistan Day holds a significant place in the history of the country. Pakistan Day is celebrated each year on March 23 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.