The Pakistan Day march booked to be held tomorrow (Tuesday) has been deferred because of gauge of “harsh climate and downpour” throughout the following two days, the military’s media wing said in a proclamation on Monday.
The procession will presently be hung on March 25, as indicated by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR).
“The Joint Services Pakistan Day Parade will currently be hung on 25th March, 2021 according to program and timings previously indicated,” it said.
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Pakistan Day honors the death of the Lahore Resolution on March 23, 1940, when the All-India Muslim League requested a different country for the Muslims of the British Indian Empire.
The day for the most part starts with a 31-firearm salute in Islamabad while common capitals mark it with 21-weapon salutes. The Pakistan Day military motorcade is held at Parade Ground close to the Shakarparian slopes in Islamabad. The yearly procession is gone to by common and military authority just as unfamiliar dignitaries.
Fly-past showings are additionally held to check the day.
The motorcade likewise exhibits the neighborhood societies of the four territories. Social delegates and buoys from Sindh, Punjab, Balochistan, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Gilgit Baltistan, and Azad Kashmir are highlighted during the service.
Be that as it may, a year ago’s festivals were downsized in view of the Covid pandemic as pioneers promised to battle the Covid-19 episode in the country.
Concerns had emerged seeing the current year’s festivals just as the third influx of the novel Covid increased in the country and in excess of 3,000 new cases were accounted for throughout the previous five days.
In any case, Minister for Planning Asad Umar had before disclosed to Dawn that there was no arrangement to drop or restrict the Pakistan Day march.
“We have effectively talked about all plans and SOPs during the motorcade and it will be held with the typical enthusiasm. Notwithstanding, we have seen that the common authoritative units and Islamabad are not upholding the SOPs carefully, thusly, they have all been coordinated to guarantee their execution,” he had said.