ISLAMABAD: The nation celebrates Pakistan Day today with simplicity in the face of an outbreak of novel Coronavirus and with the pledge to fight the pandemic.
All kind of public gatherings, especially famous military parade, have been postponed as precautionary measures.
However, Radio Pakistan and Pakistan Television will air special programmes, while newspapers will publish special issues on the occasion.
The Day is observed to commemorate the passage of Lahore Resolution on this day in 1940, under which the Muslims of the sub-continent set the agenda of achieving a separate homeland.
The day down with the 31 gun salute in capital and 21 in provincial headquarters as the military personnel raised the slogans of Allah Akabar and Pakistan Zindabad, long live Pakistan, on the occasion