The Muslim Times’ Editor for Pakistan
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LAHORE: As many as 44,200 Pakistanis sang the national anthem together at the National Hockey Stadium, Lahore on Saturday to set a new world record, breaking India’s record.
The event was organised as part of the ongoing youth festival in the province.
Guinness World Record (GWR) officials present at the stadium, presented a certificate confirming that 44,200 people had successfully managed to set a new world record.
The Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif also arrived to partake and witness the event.
The participants arrived at the stadium earlier during the day and practiced the national anthem for hours. It was earlier reported that 70,000 people had sung the anthem, however the official score put the figure at 44,200. More