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April 26,2018

Pak Military band delights Beijing crowd

Zafar Hussain

BEIJING: A 50 members of Pakistan tri-services military band enthralled audience by their spectacular performance at Pakistan embassy in Beijing on Thursday.

Pakistan military band played traditional and marching tunes including the National Anthem and patriotic songs which made emotional to the audience.

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The military band started its performance with playing national anthem of Pakistan and then presented some melodious tunes including 'Jeevay Jeevay Pakistan', Aiy Puttar Hattan Tey Nahin Vikday.'

The audience also appreciated famous tunes of traditional folk songs of Punjabi, Pashto, Sindhi and Kashmiri languages.

Speaking on the occasion, Ambassador Masood Khalid highly lauded the band led by Honorary Captain Ghulam Ali for its performance which was a rare and unique opportunity for the gathering.

“By rendering Your Chinese tones, Pakistani national and folk songs not only in the hearts of Chinese people but also you are dominated in Chinese Media headlines. All your tones are excellent and outstanding”, he added.

Emaan, a student of Pakistan Embassy College Beijing, told Geo News that he really enjoyed the wonderful and well-organized show. He further said it was his first experience to watch a (Pak military band) band performance.

Pakistan tri-services military band along with eight military bands from China, Russia, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, India and Belarus have participated “The Peace Horn- 2018 Military Tattoo Festival” by Shanghai Cooperation Organization members states was held at the Juyongguan Pass of the Great Wall in Beijing on Tuesday.

On the morning of 25 April, Pakistani band also performed at the national Olympic sports centre in Beijing and the performance of Pakistani band was acknowledged as the best and admired by all.

Ambassador of Pakistan Masood Khalid , Defense Attaché Brig. Ahmad Bilal Malik of Pakistan Army, witnessed the ceremony.

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