Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif visited Pakistan Monument at Shakarparian in Islamabad on Tuesday on the event of Defence and Martyrs’ Day.
He laid a floral wreath at Yadgar-e-Shuhada to pay tributes to the valiant troopers of the armed forces.
In his tackle on the occasion, the Prime Minister stated the whole nation salutes its martyrs and ghazis for their indomitable braveness and defiance to defeat each and every depraved assault on the motherland.
He stated our courageous soldiers resiliently fought to defend every inch of the country fifty seven years in the past on this very day, when an enemy large in size, crossed international border in the darkness of night to attack Pakistan.
Alluding to the martyrdom of Army officers and jawans in a recent helicopter crash in Lasbella while helping flood victims of Balochistan, the Prime Minister stated our armed forces proceed to serve the country with the identical resilience and by no means hesitate to provide their lifestyles and blood for their motherland.
He stated nowadays in the wake of disastrous floods in special components of the country, the state as soon as again stands united alongside its armed forces to battle and get better from the disaster.
It deserves mention that the nation is celebrating its 58th Defense and Martyrs Day these days (Tuesday), to take into account the brave conflict which incurred a shameful defeat to a six instances better enemy India.
The Defense and Martyrs Day is celebrated every yr on September sixth to revitalize the national spirit, remember and eulogize the sacrifices of the martyrs, who spilled their blood for the protection of the sacred motherland and marked an exemplary records of patriotism.
Special prayers have been supplied after Fajr prayers in mosques for development and prosperity of the country. Fateha and Quran Khawani had been additionally held for the martyrs.
A change of guard ceremony used to be held at the Mazar-e-Quaid (Quaid’s Mausoleum).
However, the central Defense and Martyrs Day ceremony to be held at the General Headquarters (GHQ) was once postponed via the Pakistan Army due to the prevailing floods that wreaked havoc in the flood affected areas of Sindh, Balochistan, Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.