Pakistan set world record for singing national anthem

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Pakistan set a new world record of singing national anthem together as 44,200 Pakistanis sang the national anthem together at the National Hockey Stadium, Lahore on Saturday, during the opening ceremony of  Punjab Youth Festival 2012.

The event was organised by Punjab Government as part of the on-going youth festival in Punjab.

The Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif was also present as a chief guest,  in the celebrations of the event.

Guinness World Record (GWR) officials were present at the stadium and they confirmed that 44,200 people had successfully set a new world record.

The participants had practiced the national anthem for hours as they arrived earlier at the stadium for practice.
On the completion of national anthem a representative Guinness World Records (GWR) said in Urdu.

“Aap nay world record tord diya hay (You have broken the world record)”.

A huge wave of pleasure ran through the Pakistani nation on their marvellous achievement. (well done Pakistan).

Guinness World Records adjudicator Gareth Deaves said that he was impressed by enthusiasm of the youth of Punjab and he was amazed to see the huge crowd at the National Hockey Stadium.

Gareth Deaves said that the GWR team was very impressed to see the passion and enthusiasm of the Pakistani people and he was glad to see the attention of people as they were making efforts to create new records for GWR.

Earlier, this year India set the previous record when 15, 243 people sang the national anthem together. Now Pakistan broke India’s record and set another world record of singing 44,200 people national anthem of Pakistan simultaneously.

In the start of the ceremony, famous Pakistani singer and host of Geo TV Sahir Lodhi entertained the audience of the show.

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