ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: To pay homage and tribute to the Martyrs and Ghazis of the 1965 war on Defence and Martyrs Day, the Caretaker Prime Minister Anwaar Ul Haq Kakar laid floral wreath and offered Dua at Pakistan Monument in Islamabad.
The Defence and Martyrs Day is being observed on Wednesday (today) to pay tribute to the martyrs and Ghazis of 1965 war with a renewed commitment to defend the motherland against all threats.
It was on September 06, 1965 that the Indian forces crossed international border to attack Pakistan but our valiant armed forces backed by entire nation, foiled nefarious designs of the enemy.
Caretaker Prime Minister Anwaar-ul-Haq Kakar addressing media at a ceremony held at Pakistan Monument on 6 September to mark Defence & Martyrs Day. pic.twitter.com/2PeOQKhONE
— Prime Minister’s Office (@PakPMO) September 6, 2023
In his message on Defence and Martyrs’ Day, the Caretaker Prime Minister Anwaar Ul Haq Kakar has said that September 06 is remembered as the day of vigor, bravery, courage and resilience.
Kakar said that this glorious day where the entire Pakistani nation stood side by side with its armed forces, calls upon us to make a pledge to renew the spirit of loyalty and service to Pakistan and pay tribute to valiant sons of the soil who embraced ‘Shahadat’ while ensuring security of the nation.
The interim prime minister said that the Country’s defence is not limited to September 06 alone, rather stretches upon an entire lifetime and encompasses all dimensions of physical and ideological frontiers, which needs to be guarded.
Anwaar Ul Haq Kakar said that today when Pakistan is confronted with multiple security challenges in the shape of extremism, terrorism and external aggression, the entire nation stands united alongside their defence forces, to thwart evil designs against the integrity and prosperity of Pakistan.