Published on 25 Dec 2011 | over 5 years ago
(Dunya & PtvNews)
A smartly turned out contingent of the gentlemen cadets from the Pakistan Military Academy ,Kakul mounted the guard at the mazar of Quaid-e-Azam here on Sunday as a part of celebration to mark the Quaid's Birthday Maj-Gen Mazhar Jameel, Commandant Pakistan Military Academy reviewed the parade before mounting of the guard, laid floral wreath at the Mazar, presented salute and offered fateha. It is worth mentioning here that the first passing out parade was held on 25 december 1948 at the Pakistan Military Academy. It was reiewed by the then Governor General of Pakistan Khawaja Nazimuddin .He presented the Quaid-e-Azam Banner to the champion company .The Pakistan Military Academy , Kakul has the singular honour of being the only military Institution, designated as "Quaid-e-Azam's Own" by the Father of the nation himself. He was the first and only Colonel-in-Chief of the Academy. The guard mounting ceremony by PMA cadets is a regular feature to pay homage to the Father of the Nation.