Pakistan Day parade postponed as a consequence of inclement climate and rains: ISPR
The Pakistan Day parade scheduled to be held tomorrow (Tuesday) has been postponed as a consequence of forecast of “inclement climate and rain” over the subsequent two days, the army’s media wing mentioned in an announcement on Monday.
The parade will now be held on March 25, based on the Inter-Providers Public Relations (ISPR).
“The Joint Providers Pakistan Day Parade will now be held on twenty fifth March, 2021 as per program and timings already specified,” it mentioned.
Pakistan Day commemorates the passing of the Lahore Decision on March 23, 1940, when the All-India Muslim League demanded a separate nation for the Muslims of the British Indian Empire.
The day often begins with a 31-gun salute in Islamabad whereas provincial capitals mark it with 21-gun salutes. The Pakistan Day army parade is held at Parade Floor close to the Shakarparian hills in Islamabad. The annual parade is attended by civil and army management in addition to overseas dignitaries.
Fly-past demonstrations are additionally held to mark the day.
The parade additionally showcases the native cultures of the 4 provinces. Cultural delegates and floats from Sindh, Punjab, Balochistan, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Gilgit Baltistan, and Azad Kashmir are featured throughout the ceremony.
Nevertheless, final yr’s celebrations have been scaled down due to the coronavirus pandemic as leaders vowed to fight the Covid-19 outbreak within the nation.
Issues had arisen concerning this yr’s celebrations in addition to the third wave of the novel coronavirus intensified within the nation and greater than 3,000 new instances have been reported for the final 5 days.