Islamabad (Web Desk): Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa, in a statement on the eve of New Year, had said that 2018 was of immense significance for Pakistan both internally and externally with monumental challenges .  He stressed that nothing could defeat the spirit of Pakistan .

Following COAS’s message, Director General Inter Services Public Relations (DG ISPR) Major General Asif Ghafoor on Monday said the jubilations and celebrations across the country on New Year were because of peoples’ achievements and resolve as a nation.

DG ISPR Major Ghafoor took Twitter on the first day of 2018, and lauded the sacrifices of the martyrs and fighters who lost their lives during the country’s ongoing war against terror last year.