Pakistan Day

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Pakistan Day
یوم پاکستان
Pakistan Day یوم پاکستان‎
Two JF-17 Thunder fighter jets flown at the Joint Inter-Services parade in Islamabad on 23 March 2007.
Official nameUrdu: یوم پاکستان
lit. Yaum-e-Pakistan[Note 1]
Observed by Pakistan
SignificanceCommemoration of Pakistan Resolution and Constitution
Date23 March
CelebrationsFull Joint Inter-Services military parade, conferring of national decorations
ObservancesPakistan (Diplomatic missions of Pakistan in other countries)

Pakistan Day (Urdu: یوم پاکستان, lit. Yaum-e-Pakistan) or Pakistan Resolution Day, also Republic Day, is a national holiday in Pakistan. It is celebrated on 23 March each year. It is the anniversary of the commemoration of the choosing the name "Pakistan" by Choudhary Rahmat Ali.

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  1. Official name is (Urdu: Urdu: یوم پاکستان, lit. Yaum-e-Pakistan) or Pakistan Day in English. The day also commemorates The Pakistan Resolution Day, Republic Day (Urdu: يوم جمهوريه) or as Joint Inter-Services parade. Unofficially, the day is also known as 23 March