23 March: Full dress rehearsal held for 2nd day

March 21, 2017
Samaa Web Desk

ISLAMABAD: The full dress rehearsal of Pakistan Day parade held for the second day at Shakarparian Parade Ground in Islamabad.

Islamabad Traffic Police has chalked out traffic plan on the occasion, banning entry of heavy traffic in the federal capital till 2.00 pm today (Tuesday).

The Faizabad Interchange will remain closed from 5.00 am to 2.00 pm. However, the traffic will continue for Bhara Kau and Murree through Kashmir Chowk.


Foot columns of Army, Navy, Pakistan Air Force, Frontier Corps, Northern Light Infantry, Mujahid Force and other services participated in the rehearsal.

Scores of fighter aircraft of PAF, Pakistan Navy and helicopters of Army Aviation rehearsed flypast for the final day.

A contingent of China’s People's Liberation Army and SSG commandos of Saudi Arabia were also part of the rehearsal parade as special guests.

Strict security measures are in place in twin cities of Islamabad and Rawalpindi to avoid any untoward incident. - Samaa

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Story first published: 21st March 2017


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