Dubai (Agencies): A military contingent of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) will participate in the Pakistan Day parade schedule to hold on March 23 (Friday) in Islamabad.

“This will be the first time that a contingent from the UAE military will parade along with Pakistan armed forces at the official ceremony in Islamabad to mark the 78th National Day of Pakistan,” Ambassador of Pakistan Moazzam Ahmed Khan told Gulf News on Monday.

He said that participation of the UAE military contingent in the National Day celebrations is a great gesture and honour for Pakistan.

Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) also confirmed that UAE military contingent would parade along with their band at the official ceremony in the capital.