Preparations of 23 March parade holds a significant place in the history of Pakistan. To mark this day in a befitting manner, Armed Forces Pakistan Day Parade will be held in Islamabad. To facilitate commuters, special traffic arrangements have been made for 21 March ( full dress rehearsal) and 23 March( Pakistan Day ) .
Taffic Plan will be publicized on electronic and print media. Preparations of parade for 23 March, 20165 are in full swing. A rehearsal of the parade was held today at parade venue, Shakarparian.
Participating troops which include foot columns of Army, Navy, PAF, Frontier Corps , Northern Light Infantry, Mujahid Force, Islamabad Police, tri Services Lady officers, tri services Armed Forces Nursing Service, Girls Guide, Boys Scouts, Special Service Group from three Services, mechanized columsn of Armoured Corps, Artillery, Army Air Defence, Signals, Engineers, Army Strategic Force Command, Camel Band and President’s Body Guard participated in the parade.
Fighter aircrafts of PAF, aircraft of Pakistan Navy and helicopters of Army Aviation also rehearsed flypast for the final day. Aerobatics of PAF Sherdil team and JF-17 thunder and F-16 were also part of today’s rehearsal. Skydivers of three servies made parajumps.
Lieutenant General Najib Ullah Khan, Director General Joint Joint Staff,Lieutenant General Zamir ul Hasan Shah, Adjutant General Pakistan Army, Lieutenant General Malik Zafar Iqbal, Corps Commander and other representatives from three servies and organizers witnessed the rehearsal today