In the parade, along with Pakistani troops, troops from foreign friendly countries also participated the parade, which included troops from Turkey, Saudi Arabia, Azerbaijan, and Uzbekistan. For the first time, Uzbek troops took part in a Pakistan Day parade
On the occasion of Pakistan Day, a ceremony was held at the Thanksgiving Parade Ground in Islamabad.
The President of Pakistan also addressed today’s function. And when Prime Minister Imran Khan attended the ceremony, the venue resounded with applause. Before the arrival of the Prime Minister, the three Services Chiefs and the Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee visited.
When Prime Minister Imran Khan attended the ceremony, the venue resounded with applause. Whistles were also blown by some of the guests. Families also stood up. The family sitting next to him commented: No one is as excited about the arrival of the Prime Minister as the people are.
The President of Pakistan inspected the parade and passed in front of each contingent. The audience applauded when the names of the infantry, the air force, the women soldiers, and the special services group were called.
The J10C flew with F-16s in this parade and the audience was very happy. Prominent Pakistani figures were also named during the parade, including Saima Saleem, a blind Foreign Office official who addressed the Indian delegation to the UN General Assembly last year.
|Attendees were delighted when J10C flew into the parade (Photo: PAF)
In the parade, along with Pakistani troops, troops from foreign friendly countries also participated the parade, which included troops from Turkey, Saudi Arabia, Azerbaijan, and Uzbekistan. For the first time, Uzbek troops took part in a Pakistan Day parade.
It was also noted in the parade that provincial floats are displayed in which each province is represented according to its culture. This time the first float was from the OIC because the OIC foreign ministers who are currently in Pakistan for the conference were special guests at the parade.
There was also a float C-pack with Pakistani and Chinese flags on it. The Chinese Foreign Minister, who is specialized in Pakistan for the OIC conference, also attended the parade
This is the first time in the last two years that the parade ground has been overcrowded due to the lifting of the Corona ban. A large number of families of martyrs were present besides students from Balochistan and tribal districts were also invited, with whom Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa spoke at the end of the ceremony Assured of providing facilities.
An interesting incident was witnessed at the end of the ceremony when Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa pushed back the commandos to shake hands with the youth.
The Army Chief’s viral video on social media shows him shaking hands with the public at the end of the ceremony.
When the students chanted slogans in favor of the Army Chief, the Army Chief said: Not for me but for Pakistan.
Participants also posed for pictures with the army chief and other officers. Army Chief and DG ISPR Major General Babar Iftikhar also called on media representatives