Karachi, (Pakistan Point News – 6th September, 2016) : Pakistan Defense Day is being observed today with revived oath to defend the motherland against all threats. The Indian forces crossed international border in the darkness of night and attacked Pakistan on 6th of September in 1965 but our alert and active armed forces solidly backed by the nation foiled wicked intentions of the enemy. The Day dawned with 31-gun salute at the Federal Capital and 21-gun salute at provincial capitals.
After Fajr prayers special prayers were offered for the progress and prosperity of the nation. Fateha and Quran Khawani will also be held for the martyrs. A Change of Guard ceremony took place at the Mazar of Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah in Karachi. A smartly turned out contingent of PAF academy Risalpur, including six female cadets, took control charge of guards' responsibility. on the other hand, a smartly turned out contingent of Rangers presented guard of honor at the mausoleum of Allama Iqbal in Lahore.