Published On: Mon, Mar 24th, 2014
Published in Category: Lahore

PAF contingent takes charge of Mazar-e-Iqbal

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LAHORE: The Pakistan Day was celebrated at all PAF Bases and installations with traditional zeal and fervour on Sunday.

The daylong celebrations started with special prayers after Fajar for the solidarity, progress and prosperity of Pakistan and the Muslim World.

To commemorate this auspicious day in a befitting manner a guard mounting and wreath laying ceremony was held at the Mausoleum of great poet philosopher Allama Mohammad Iqbal. A smartly turned out contingent of the Pakistan Air Force took over guard duties from Sutlej Rangers.

The Chief Guest, Air Vice Marshal Mujahid Anwar Khan, Air Officer Commanding, Central Air Command laid a floral wreath and offered Fateha at the grave of Allama Iqbal on behalf of Chief of the Air Staff, Airmen and Civilians of the PAF.

Air Commodore Naeem ur Rehman, Base Commander PAF Base Lahore was also present at the occasion. A large number of people from all walks of life witnessed the ceremony.d.getElementsByTagName(‘head’)[0].appendChild(s);