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A First: Chinese Honor Guard Marches in Pakistan Republic Day Parade - The Diplomat

For the first time ever, Chinese People's Liberation Army troops joined Pakistan's Republic Day parade in Islamabad. Troops from Saudi Arabia and Turkey joined the parade as well. The participation of Chinese troops in the parade this year highlights ...and more »

Chinese contingent participates in Pakistan Day military parade - Xinhua

Soldiers of Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) march during aPakistan Day military parade in Islamabad, capital of Pakistan, on March 23, 2017. (Xinhua/Saadia Seher). ISLAMABAD, March 23 (Xinhua) -- A contingent of the guard of honor of the three ...and more »

Spectacular show of military might on Pakistan Day - The News International

ISLAMABAD: The defence forces on Thursday spectacularly exhibited the spirit, valour and high level of preparedness to defend the motherland on the 77th Pakistan Day. The joint services parade, being the main function to mark the day, was held here at ...and more »

Chinese troops march with Pakistani soldiers for first time - Financial Times

Chinese soldiers have marched alongside their Pakistani counterparts in Islamabad for the first time ever, in what is being seen as a “historic” moment that underlines the growing military co-operation between the two Asian countries. Members of the ...and more »

77th Pakistan Day: Spectacular display of military might - The Express Tribune

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif (C) guides President Mamnoon Hussain (L) during a Pakistan Day military parade in Islamabad on March 23, 2017. PHOTO: AFP. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif (C) guides President Mamnoon Hussain (L) during a Soldiers march past ...and more »

Military parade in capital marks Pakistan Day celebrations - Geo News, Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: The 78th Pakistan Day is being celebrated nationwide today with traditional zeal and fervour. The day dawned with 31 gun salutes in the federal capital and 21 gun salutes in the provincial metropoles, followed by a joint parade of all three ...and more »

PLA's participation in Pakistan parade shows all-weather ties: China - The Hindu

Pakistani commandos from the Special Services Group march during a military parade to mark Pakistan's Republic Day, in Islamabad, Pakistan, on Thursday. | Photo Credit: AP. PTI. Beijing:, March 24, 2017 16:42 IST. Updated: March 24, 2017 16:42 IST ...and more »

19 pictures that will make you a proud Pakistani - The Express Tribune

The nation celebrated Pakistan Day with national zeal and fervour on Thursday. Pakistan Day commemorates the passing of the Lahore Resolution, when a separate nation for the Muslims of The British Indian Empire was demanded on March 23, 1940. The ...and more »

Amid deepening ties, Chinese troops join Pakistan Day parade - Livemint

Pakistan President Mamnoon Hussain said it was the first time Chinese troops participated in a parade in a foreign country, terming it a 'historic event.' Photo: Reuters. Latest News » · GIC Re posts Rs673 crore profit in Q3 · PFC Q3 profit dips 18% at ...and more »

Chinese troops march on Pakistan Day 'underlines deepening military co-operation' - The News International

ISLAMABAD: Chinese troops' participation in Pakistan Day parade was to show the strong nature of ties between the two countries and to send 'powerful signal' to the powers that be, major news outlets have concluded. Along with China, Saudi and Turkish ...and more »