Wednesday, March 23, 2011

National Day of pakistan celebrate in Colombo

National Day of  Pakistan  Celebrate  in Colombo

Pakistani community members in Srilanka on Wednesday celebrated their country's National Day.
The highlight of the day was the flag-hoisting ceremony in the premises of the Pakistan High Commission inColombo.

National Day of Pakistan was marked at the  Pakistani  High Commission today. Here, High Commissioner  Seema Ilahi Baloch  is hoisting the Pakistani National Flag at the event (Pictures  by -Indraratne  balasuriya-daily mirror)

Pakistan National Day

Pakistan National  Day-23rd  March


The Pakistan Day will be celebrated on Wednesday (today) across the country with traditional zeal to commemorate the passage of the Lahore Resolution, later called, the Pakistan Resolution, which eventually led to the creation of Pakistan.

The day will dawn with special prayers for progress and prosperity of the country and with 31 gun salutes in the federal capital as well as 21 gun salutes in provincial capitals.

The national flag will be hoisted on important public and private buildings throughout the country and all Pakistani missions abroad.

This year too, the permanent feature of armed forces parade on Pakistan Day has been cancelled owing to security reasons as well as hectic engagement of troops in the tribal areas of the country to fight against militants.

Governmental, political, cultural, social and other organisations have chalked out various programmes to mark the day in a befitting manner. It will be a public holiday on Wednesday.

In the provincial capital, Punjab Governor Sardar Latif Khosa and other dignitaries will visit the mausoleum of Allama Muhammad Iqbal to pay homage to the great poet and philosopher who ideate of Pakistan. People will lay wreath on the grave and offer fateha.

Pakistan Television, Radio Pakistan and private channels including Geo Television Network will air special programmes to highlight the significance of Pakistan Day and various aspects of the life and work of founder of Pakistan Quaid-i-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah and other leading personalities.