President Alvi, PM Imran urge unity as nation marks Pakistan Day with pledge to fight coronavirus

The nation celebrates Pakistan Day today with simplicity amidst an outbreak of the novel corona virus and with the pledge to fight the disease as it sweeps across the country.

Every type of public gatherings, including the showpiece military parade, have been postponed as precautionary measures. However, Radio Pakistan and Pakistan Television will air special programmed, while newspapers will publish special issues on the occasion.

Pakistan Day is observed to commemorate the passage of the Lahore Resolution on this day in 1940, under which the Muslims of the sub-continent set the agenda of achieving a separate homeland.

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