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Full dress rehearsal of Pakistan Day parade held

Full dress rehearsal of Pakistan Day parade held


ISLAMABAD: Full dress rehearsal of Pakistan Day parade was held at Shakarparian Parade Ground in Islamabad on Sunday.

The rehearsal was attended by all the three defence forces.

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 are rehearsing fly-past for the final day.

A contingent of China’s Peoples Liberation Army was also part of the rehearsal parade as a special guest.

Strict security measures were tightened in twin cities of Islamabad and Rawalpindi to avoid any untoward incident.

Meanwhile, Islamabad Traffic Police have chalked out a special traffic plan for Pakistan Day.

The traffic will remain close from Expressway Khanna Pull, Faisal Avenue, Zero Point and Murree Road Rawal Dam to Faizabad on Sunday. However, people with security passes are being allowed to enter the venue.

According to the plan, the heavy traffic entry will not be allowed yesterday, Tuesday and Thursday as well.

Traffic coming from Airport will use Khanna Pull to Tramari Chowk for entering Murree Road. Similarly, Kashmir Highway would remain open for the traffic going to Aabpara, Bara Kahoo and Murree.

Mobile phone service has also been suspended in different parts of Islamabad and Rawalpindi.

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