Armed forces to represent Pakistan in China’s WW-II parade


A Pakistani contingent, drawn from three services, is likely to represent the country at a military parade being held in Beijing, China on September 3, paying tribute to World War II.

The contingent, consisting of 75 officers and soldiers, was selected on the basis of professionalism and performance in their respective units.

The contingent has been in Beijing for the past two weeks and is undergoing constant training and rehearsal for the parade.

According to reports, a total of 17 countries will be participating in the parade.

“The officers, during their stay in Beijing have learnt a lot through training,” leader of troops, Lieutenant Colonel Muhammad Tayyab, in an interview with China Radio International said.