Following the economic crises and financial issues Pakistan is facing currently, Pakistan army decided to limit the National Day Parade. National Day Parade held every year on March 23 with a lot of events and performance of Pakistan’s armed forces inviting a lot of VVIPs.
Pakistan National Day on 23 March is celebrated to remember the passage of 1940 Lahore resolution, including the shows and performances of Pakistan armed forces to show the strength and bravery of Pakistan army, navy and airforce.
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National Day Parade held in Shakarparian ground every year showing the weapons and equipments Pakistan Army have but it is reported that this year parade will be held at Presidency and not in Shakar Parian ground to shorten the expenses.
Austerity Drive By PM
This decision of shortening the expenses is taken in line with Austerity Drive by Prime Minister Shahbaz Shareef. Pakistan Army stood firm with the decision and decided to limit the National Day Parade to save the expenses as country is not in position of holding a big ceremony.
Pakistan Army always stood equally with people of Pakistan in protecting the nation and helping Pakistan in case of any crises whether its floods, earthquake or economic downfall. It will continue to work for development of country no matter what.
Economic crises for Pakistan
Pakistan is currently facing a serious economic downfall where increased inflation, Ruppe downfall in international market, shortage of resources is causing a lot of trouble for public.
The government of Pakistan is working for the revival of IMF stalled loan programme. Finance Minister of Pakistan, Ishaq Dar also said that staff-level agreement with IMF is expected in next few days.
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Finance Minister while addressing a seminar in Islamabad said that, former government has inherited the economic crises and now we have to face it along with the nation. We are trying hard to make easy rules with IMF loan agreement but still need to implement some strict laws to take economy back on track.