Pakistan Defence Day Parade Preparations in Islamabad

Pakistan’s Defence Day rehearsals are under way at the Fatima Jinnah Park in Islamabad. The Pakistani Air Force rehearsed with JF-17 Thunders multi-role fighters, F-16 Falcon fighters and K-8 Advanced Jet Trainers, along with helicopters.

Defence Day is celebrated to commemorate the sacrifices of the heroes of the 1965 war. It is observed on September 6 in memory of the endurances by the Pakistani armed forces.

View pictures of the rehearsals below:

Pakistani troops practice for the forthcoming celebration to mark Pakistan Defence Day's golden jubilee over Islamabad on September 1, 2015. Pakistan Defence Day is marked annually on September 6. AFP PHOTO / Farooq NAEEM
Pakistani troops practice for the forthcoming celebration to mark Pakistan Defence Day’s golden jubilee over Islamabad on September 1, 2015. Pakistan Defence Day is marked annually on September 6. AFP PHOTO / Farooq NAEEM
APP13-03 ISLAMABAD: September 03 – PAF aircrafts busy in a practice session in connection with upcoming Defence Day of Pakistan over the skies of Federal Capital City. APP photo by Sadia Sehar
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ISLAMABAD: September 03 – PAF aircrafts busy in a practice session in connection with upcoming Defence Day of Pakistan over the skies of Federal Capital City. APP photo by Sadia Sehar
APP12-03 ISLAMABAD: September 03 – PAF aircrafts busy in a practice session in connection with upcoming Defence Day of Pakistan over the skies of Federal Capital City. APP photo by Sadia Sehar
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ISLAMABAD: September 03 – PAF aircrafts busy in a practice session in connection with upcoming Defence Day of Pakistan over the skies of Federal Capital City. APP photo by Sadia Sehar
Pakistani troops practice for the forthcoming celebration to mark Pakistan Defence Day's golden jubilee over Islamabad on September 1, 2015. Pakistan Defence Day is marked annually on September 6. AFP PHOTO / Farooq NAEEM
Pakistani troops practice for the forthcoming celebration to mark Pakistan Defence Day’s golden jubilee over Islamabad on September 1, 2015. Pakistan Defence Day is marked annually on September 6. AFP PHOTO / Farooq NAEEM

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