Lahore, November 09, 2022 (PPI-OT):An impressive Change of Guard Ceremony was held at mausoleum of Dr Allama Muhammad Iqbal as the nation celebrates 145th birth anniversary of National Poet, who with the vision of independent state inspired the creation of Pakistan. A smartly turned out contingent of Pakistan Navy assumed ceremonial guard duties with traditional spirit and enthusiasm. The outgoing Pakistan Rangers Punjab ceremoniously handed over the guard duties to Pakistan Navy. Pakistan Navy Station Commander at Lahore, Commodore Sajid Hussain graced the occasion as Chief Guest who presented mark of respect at Allama Iqbal mausoleum.
The ceremonial Guard mounting was followed by floral wreath laying at the mausoleum by Chief Guest on behalf of Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Muhammad Amjad Khan Niazi, Officers, Sailors and Navy Civilians of Pakistan Navy. Later on, Station Commander offered Fateha and recorded his remarks in the visitor book paying rich tribute to the National Poet. The ceremony was attended by civil and military dignitaries and large number of general public.
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