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Nation observes ‘Youm-e-Takreem Shuhada’ today

President, PM Shehbaz express pride over martyrs' valiance
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The country is observing Youm-e-Takreem Shuhada-e-Pakistan (Martyrs Reverence Day) today (Thursday).

The day is being observed to remember and pay rich tribute to the martyrs who laid their lives while defending the motherland and its people.

The main ceremony is being held at the General Headquarters, Rawalpindi, where Chief of Army Staff General Asim Munir was the chief guest. Moreover, former COAS General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Pakistan captain Babar Azam, wicketkeeper Mohammad Rizwan, Mufti Muneeb ur Rehman, and others also attended the ceremony.

Numerous events featuring Quran recitation and prayers have been organised across the country.

‘The nation owes to the heroism and sacrifices offered by jawans’

In his message on the occasion of Youm-e-Takreem Shuhada-e-Pakistan, President Arif Alvi said that the entire nation was proud of its valiant martyrs.

“The nation owes to the heroism and sacrifices offered by the jawans (soldiers) and officers of our Armed Forces, including Pakistan Army, Rangers, Air Force, Navy, Police, and other security institutions that made Pakistan’s defence impregnable.”

Meanwhile, Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif in a tweet said that Pakistan should show the world that it is a nation that holds its martyrs in veneration and affection.

“Our nation knows how to protect the honour of their martyrs. […] Today we revive and reiterate our pledge to uphold the honour and respect of our Shuhada. The essence of Pakistan’s existence lies in the spiritual covenant between its people and the martyrs.”

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