Nation observes Pakistan Day as COVID affects celebrations

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Nation observes Pakistan Day as COVID affects celebrations

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The nation has celebrated Pakistan Day amid the third wave of novel coronavirus and bad weather conditions. COVID19 and weather cast shadow over celebrations across the country. Despite this all, thousands turned out in various districts, tehsil and union councils of Balochistan to observe the day.

Pakistan Day commemorates the passing of the Lahore Resolution on March 23, 1940, when the All-India Muslim League demanded a separate nation for the Muslims of the British Indian Empire.

National flag hoisted at all government buildings on the eve of historic Pakistan Day. The Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) also released a special song on the occasion of Pakistan Day.

Prime Minister Imran Khan reaffirmed his commitment to making Pakistan a humane, progressive and prosperous state based on rule of law, meritocracy, egalitarianism and compassion.

He said March 23, 1940, was a momentous occasion when the Muslims of the subcontinent decided to establish a separate homeland to free themselves from the shackles of oppression and slavery of the Hindutva mindset. Nation observes Pakistan Day as COVID affects celebrations

Quetta rallies

In Quetta: Various political parties, members of civil society, and different organizations took out rallies to celebrate the day. Participants of a rally in Quetta were demanding an end to the curse of narcotics from society.

A large number of youngsters were part of the rally chanting slogans in the support of armed forces and creating awareness among the youth about the curse of narcotics. They were also carrying national flags during the rally.

Governor Balochistan, Justice (R) Amanullah Khan Yaseenzai conferred upon civil awards different personalities Munir Ahmed Badini, Zafar Ali Zafar, Dr. Shireen Khan, Dr. Farooq, Professor Zaib u Nisa, Muhammad Naeem Azad, Professor Naseebullah Simab, well-known artists Habib Panezai, Amanullah Nasar and others.

Chief Minister Balochistan, Jam Kamal Khan, provincial ministers, and other high-ups also participated in the function at the Governor’s House.

Rallies across Balochistan

Political parties, social activists, and members of civil society took out rallies on the eve of Pakistan Day in Pishin, Killa Abdullah, Gwadar, Khuzdar, Turbat, Panjgoor, Dera Bugti, Harnai, and other parts of Balochistan. A large number of people participated in the rallies in every district of Balochistan.

Nation observes Pakistan Day as COVID affects celebrations

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