The golden jubilee of Defence Day of Pakistan was celebrated in the capital with national zeal and fervour on Sunday.
A large number of the citizens of Islamabad came out of their houses and rushed to the roof tops of the buildings to witness the air shows of pilots and paratroopers of the Pakistan Army’s Special Services Group. Fighting aircraft of PAF including JF-17 Thunder, F-16 and Mirage took part in the impressive display.
The F-9 (Fatima Jinnah Park) which was the venue for the main Defence Day event attracted a big crowd including women, children and people belonging to all shades of life.
Most of the women and children were holding small flags showing solidarity with the armed forces and expressing patriotism with the martyrs and motherland.
Citizens on the occasion paid tributes to martyrs and reiterated commitment to defend the motherland against any threats.