The parade will now be held on March 25, in response to 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 normally 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 international 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 through the ceremony.
Nonetheless, final 12 months’s celebrations have been scaled down due to the coronavirus pandemic as leaders vowed to fight the Covid-19 outbreak within the nation.
Considerations had arisen relating to this 12 months’s celebrations in addition to the third wave of the novel coronavirus intensified within the nation and greater than 3,000 new circumstances have been reported for the final 5 days.