“Great nations never forget their martyrs,” DG ISPR on Defence Day

As the nation celebrates the Defense & Martyrs Day with great zeal and fervor, the face of military’s media wing, Director General Inter Service Public Relations, Major General Asif Ghafoor tweeted in solidarity with the day.

“It’s ‘Defence & Martyrs Day’ today. Let’s visit homes of our martyrs. Let’s salute them and their great families. Let’s thank them for their great sacrifices for our country,” DG ISPR wrote.

While paying tribute and gratitude to the martyrs and their families, Maj General stressed that Pakistanis are a great nation and they never forget their martyrs.

“Great nations never forget their martyrs; we are a great nation.”

On the 53rd anniversary of the 1965 war, the nation is celebrating Defence and Martyrs Day Thursday (today) to pay homage to the martyrs and ghazis who stood as solid wall to defend the motherland against the aggression of enemy.

In his message of the Defence Day, Prime Minister Imran Khan said that Pakistan believes in peaceful coexistence and wanted to promote mutual cooperation with all its neighbours and the entire world on equal basis.

The Defence Day of Pakistan is not limited to only 6th September but its real spirit remained alive throughout the year, he stated, adding “We present salute and devotion to our Shuhada and Ghazis who performed their duty in defending the motherland.”

The prime minister, while appreciating the courage and professionalism of Armed Forces of Pakistan in eliminating militancy and terrorism, said no doubt their efforts for national development, strengthening of democracy and world peace were laudable.