Rawalpindi (Web Desk): The nation is observing 'Youm-e-Takreem Shuhada-e-Pakistan'. on Thursday, to pay rich tribute to the martyrs who laid their lives while protecting the motherland and its people.
According to details, the main event was held at the General Headquarters (GHQ), Rawalpindi with Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Asim Munir as the chief guest.
During the ceremony, rich tributes were paid to the martyrs and prominent personalities laid flowers at the martyrs' monument.
Former COAS Gen (retd) Qamar Javed Bajwa, former chairman joint chiefs of staff committee Gen (retd) Nadeem Raza, Pakistan cricket team captain Babar Azam, Mufti Muneeb ur Rehman and other members of the society were also present at the event.
Meanwhile, in connection with Youm-e-Takreem Shuhada e Pakistan, separate ceremonies were held at Naval and Pakistan Air Force (PAF) Headquarters in Islamabad.
At the Naval headquarters, Naval Chief Amjad Khan Niazai laid floral wreath at the martyrs' monument.
At the PAF headquarters, Air Chief Zaheer Ahmad Babar laid floral wreath at the martyrs' monument.
A ceremony was also held at the JS Headquarters Rawalpindi where floral wreaths were laid at the martyrs' monument.
In remembrance of the courageous heroes who made the ultimate sacrifice, numerous events featuring Quran khwani and prayers will be organized throughout the country, the Radio Pakistan reported.
These gatherings will serve as a platform for the nation to honour the indomitable spirit and unwavering dedication of the martyrs, hailing from Pakistan Army, Rangers, Frontier Corps, Frontier Constabulary, Police, and other law enforcement agencies.
Several commemorative ceremonies will be held at the martyrs' memorials to pay tribute to them.