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Defence and Martyrs’ Day: Wreath Laying Ceremonies held at Monuments of Martyrs

RAWALPINDI, Pakistan: In connection with the Defence and Martyrs’ Day being observed on Tuesday, the Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) has said that the nation along with armed forces pay tribute to martyrs for ultimate sacrifice.

In a press release, the ISPR said that the Defence and Martyrs’ Day dawned with prayers in army units, naval establishments and air force bases for the progress and prosperity of the Country.

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Special dua was offered for the Shuhada who laid down their lives in defence of the Country.

Wreath laying ceremonies were held at the Monuments of the recipients of the Nishan-e-Haider, the Country’s highest gallantry award and other shaheeds.

Major General Kamran Nazir Malik laid a floral wreath and offered fateha at monument of Captain Muhammad Sarwar Shaheed, the first recipient of the coveted Nishan-e-Haider who embraced Shahadat at Tilpatri (Azad Kashmir) in 1948.

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Major General Tabbassum Haris laid a floral wreath and offered Fateha at the Mazar of Major Tufail Muhammad Shaheed at Tufailabad in Tehsil Arifwala. Major Tufail Muhammad embraced Shahadat at Lakshmi Bridge in East Pakistan in 1958.

Major General Haroon Ishaq Raja laid a floral wreath at the Grave of Major Raja Aziz Bhatti Shaheed in Ladian near Gujrat and offered fateha. Major Raja Aziz Bhatti Shaheed embraced Shahdat in 1965 at Burki, Lahore.

Major General Nadeem Ashraf laid a floral wreath and offered fateha at the monument of Major Muhammad Akram Shaheed at Jhelum. Major Muhammad Akram embraced Shahadat at District Hilli in East Pakistan.

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Major General Malik Amir Muhammad Khan laid a floral wreath and offered fateha at the monument of Major Shabbir Sharif Shaheed at Lahore. Major Shabbir Shareef Shaheed embraced Shahadat while defending the motherland in 1971.

At Mehfoozabad, old Pind Malkan, Major General Mumtaz Hussain laid a floral wreath at the monument of Lance Naik Muhammad Mehfooz Shaheed and offered fateha. Lance Naik Muhammad Mehfooz embraced Shahadat while defending the motherland at Atari, Wagha border in 1971.

Major General Amjad Ali Khan Khattak laid a floral wreath at the monument of Sowar Muhammad Hussain Shaheed at Dhoke Muhammad Hussain near Gujar Khan and offered fateha. Sowar Muhammad Hussain Shaheed embraced Shahadat while defending the motherland at Zafarwal Sector in 1971.

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The Chairman Senate Standing Committee for Defence & Defence Production Mushahid Hussain Syed along with honorable members laid a floral wreath at the monument of Lance Naik Sowar Muhammad Hussain Shaheed and offered fateha.

Wreath laying ceremony at the monument of Captain Karnal Sher Khan Shaheed (Nishan-e-Haider) at Swabi. Major General Muhammad Umer Bashir laid floral wreath and offered Fateha. Captain Karnal Sher Khan embraced Shahadat while defending the motherland at Gultari Sector

Major General Jawad Ahmed Qazi laid floral wreath and offered fateha at the monument of Havaldar Lalak Jan Shaheed, Havaldar Lalak Jan Shaheed embraced Shahadat while defending the motherland during Kargil war

A floral wreath ceremony was held at Nakial Sector to pay homage to Naik Saif Ali Janjua Shaheed, Hilal-e-Kashmir (equivalent to Nishan-e-Haider). Major General Muhammad Irfan Khan, laid a floral wreath and offered fateha.

The contingents of the respective regimental centers and units of the Shuhada presented the salute as a mark of tribute for the epic action of their great warrior.

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