The nation is celebrating Pakistan Day on Monday with great zeal and enthusiasm in remembrance of "The Pakistan Resolution" passed on March 23 in 1940. The day was dawn with special prayers for solidarity and integrity of Pakistan. Various programmes have been arranged to commemorate the most outstanding achievement of the Muslims of South Asia who passed the historic Pakistan Resolution in Lahore. The events arranged on the day included rallies of Girl Guides, Boy Scouts and students and exhibition of documentary films for school children and the public. Recitation of Holy Quran verses, debates, and essay competitions have been organized all over the country and prizes to awarded to winners. Poetry concerts were also held in major cities while sweets were distributed at orphanages and Darul Amans throughout the country. All radio and TV stations broadcast and telecast special programmes on the day in which well-known workers of Tehreek-I-Pakistan have been invited to participate. Governors and Chief Ministers hosted receptions at the provincial capitals. People belonging to all walks of life participated in Pakistan Day celebrations. On this day in 1940, the Muslims of the Indian subcontinent had pledged to create an independent homeland, where they could live in accordance with their religious and cultural values. From March 22 to 24, 1940, the All India Muslim League held its annual session at Minto Park, Lahore which turned historical.