Malaysian PM posts Pakistan Day parade’s video on Facebook
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad has posted a video of Pakistan Day parade on his Facebook. The premier said that he was grateful for his warm welcome by PM Imran Khan and Pakistani nation upon his arrival, ARY News reported.
A special video has been published on PM Mohamad’s social media page regarding his recent visit to Pakistan. The video is based on the compilation of the premier’s participation as a chief guest in Pakistan Day parade, inspection of JF-17 Thunder and his departure from Islamabad.
YAB Tun Dr Mahathir bin Mohamad as the Guest-of-Honor at the Pakistan Day Parade this morning (local time). Dr Mahathir expressed deep appreciation and gratitude to Prime Minister HE Imran Khan (official) and the people of Pakistan for their warm welcome and generous hospitality extended during his stay in Pakistan.Terima kasih!
Posted by Dr. Mahathir bin Mohamad on Saturday, March 23, 2019
The video was also captioned with gratefulness remarks, saying, “Dr Mahathir expressed deep appreciation and gratitude to Prime Minister HE Imran Khan (official) and the people of Pakistan for their warm welcome and generous hospitality extended during his stay in Pakistan.”
PM Mahathir Mohamad had attended the grand military Parade at Parade Ground near Shakarprian as the guest of honour.
The parade was held to commemorate the passing of the Lahore Resolution on March 23, 1940, when Muslims of the Subcontinent demanded the establishment of a separate homeland to safeguard their rights.
He was also conferred on the country’s highest civilian award ‘Nishan-e-Pakistan’ by President Dr Arif Alvi during a ceremony at the President House.
On March 23, Malaysia’s Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad had been briefed about Pakistan Air Force’s (PAF) JF-17 Thunder aircraft at Nur Khan airbase.
He also inspected the aircraft, which has indigenously been manufactured by Pakistan with the collaboration of China.
Prime Minister Imran Khan, Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi and other higher officials had accompanied PM Mahathir to the Nur Khan airbase to see him off upon completion of his three-day visit of Pakistan.