The nation is celebrating the 76th Pakistan Day with full zeal and reverence and to commerce and laud the mighty contribution of makers of Pakistan, countrywide stages are set. Pakistan Day is being celebrated as a National Holiday, on this day ‘Pakistan Day Parade’ is one of the most prestigious event, which is attended by the top officials including Prime Minister, President and COAS of the country.
This year the Pakistan day Parade is being carried amid high security at Parade Ground, specially build beside scenic Shakarparian.
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, President Mamnoon Hussaain, COAS Gen Raheel Sharif, Defence Minister Khawaja Asif and other high-level officials are among the attendees of the ongoing event.
Like the previous year parade, Air Chief Marshal of Pakistan Air Force Sohail Aman led the fly-past march. Officials from all three services, Pakistan Army, Navy and Air Force, showcased their skills.
The sky diving paratroopers landed with a national flag which was later handed over to the President Mamnoon Hussain by the GOC SSG Major Gen Tahir Hussain Bhutta. The mega event began with the National Anthem.
President Mamnoon during his address lauded the role of Army to eradicate the menace of terrorism from the country.
Different contingents of Pakistan Army, Pakistan Navy, Pakistan Air Force, Rangers, Police, SSG and girl guides marched past and also payed salute to the president Mamnoon Hussain.