Pakistani Nation observes 142nd birth anniversary of national poet Allama Mohammad Iqbal
ISLAMABAD - 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 today.
Various literary, educational, political, social and cultural organizations have arranged special programmes to pay homage to the national poet and highlight different aspects of his life and teachings.
Meanwhile, a graceful change of guard ceremony was held at mausoleum of Dr Allama Muhammad Iqbal in Lahore.
A smartly turned out contingent of Pakistan Navy took charge of the guard duties.
Station Commander of Pakistan Navy, Commodore Naimatullah Khan, who was the chief guest of the ceremony, laid floral wreath at the Mazar and offered fateha.
He also noted down his impressions on the visitors book.