Rawalpindi (Web Desk): Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Monday said that Pakistani women contributed immensely for glory and honour of our nation.
In a message in connection with the International Women’s Day, the COAS acknowledged that women have been at the forefront in the fight against COVID-19.
"Women in uniform have proved their mettle by contributing copiously in diverse fields serving the nation and humanity," the army chief said.
He added that women deserve "immense respect and gratitude" for the work they have been doing in the country.
“Pakistani women contributed immensely 4 glory & honour of our nation. They are also @ forefront against COVID. Women in uniform have proved their mettle by contributing copiously in diverse fields serving the nation & humanity. They deserve our immense respect & gratitude” COAS— DG ISPR (@OfficialDGISPR) March 8, 2021
The message was shared by Director General (DG) Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Director General Major General Babar Iftikhar on his Twitter account.
International Women's Day is being observed today (Monday) across the world including Pakistan to acknowledge women's outstanding contributions in various fields.
The day is celebrated all across the globe every year on March 8.
This year's theme for the day is "Women in leadership: Achieving an equal future in a COVID-19 world."
Pakistan is also observing the day and different seminars, conferences and events have been organised in the country to highlight the significance of the role of women in the society.