Nation observes the 142nd birth anniversary of poet of the East and philosopher, Hakeemul-Ummat, Dr. Allama Muhammad Iqbal with great national zeal and fervor across the country on Saturday.
An impressive Change of Guards Ceremony was held at Mausoleum of Dr. Allama Muhammad Iqbal in Lahore on Saturday to mark the 142nd birth anniversary of philosopher poet.
A smartly turned out contingent of Pakistan Navy clad in immaculate whites, assumed ceremonial guard duties with traditional spirit and enthusiasm.
Contingents of Pakistan Navy and Pakistan Rangers formed up outside the Mazar and took positions alongside where both the outgoing and incoming guards were inspected by Station Commander (Navy) Lahore, Commodore Muhammad Neimatullah.
The ceremonial Guard mounting was followed by floral wreath laying at the Mazar of National Poet by Station Commander (Navy) on behalf of Chief of the Naval Staff, Officers, Sailors and Civilians of Pakistan Navy.
Later on, Station Commander offered Fateha and recorded his impressions in the Visitor’s Book.
The ceremony was observed by a large number of military & civil officials, school children and general public.