Pakistan National holiday

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National holiday: Pakistan Day (also referred to as Pakistan Resolution Day or Republic Day), 23 March (1940); note - commemorates both the adoption of the Lahore Resolution by the All-India Muslim League during its 22-24 March 1940 session, which called for the creation of independent Muslim states, and the adoption of the first constitution of Pakistan on 23 March 1956 during the transition to the Islamic Republic of Pakistan

Definition: This entry gives the primary national day of celebration - usually independence day.

Source: CIA World Factbook - This page was last updated on July 9, 2017

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