Rawalpindi (Web Desk) Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Syed Asim Munir on Thursday said the nation will neither forgive nor forget those involved in desecrating memorials of martyrs and harming their dignity, making it clear that such acts will never be tolerated.
According to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the COAS said this while addressing Police Officers, Jawans and relatives of the martyrs of police during his visit to Police Lines Islamabad today in connection with Youm-e-Takreem-e-Shuhada-e-Pakistan.
The army chief said that what happened on May 9 is extremely regrettable and condemnable.
"Pakistan Army, police, and law enforcement agencies are symbols of the state and a defence line that does not hesitate in rendering any sacrifice for the dignity of the country and nation," General Asim Munir said.
The COAS conveyed to the families of the martyrs that on this day, the people of Pakistan and the Pakistan Army stand and will continue to stand with the families of the martyrs of all the law enforcement agencies.
Earlier on arrival, Inspector General Islamabad Police Dr Akbar Nasir Khan welcomed the army chief at the Police Lines.