Islamabad (Staff Report): Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Director General Major General Asif Ghafoor on Tuesday said that the nation would pay tribute to its martyrs and their families on September 6.
Ministry of Information and the military’s media wing are coordinating to pay tribute to the martyrs and their sacrifices on the occasion of Defence and Martyrs Day, said Ghafoor while speaking at an ISPR planning conference.
Emphasising the role of the media, he urged media representatives to honour the martyrs by visiting their families and highlighting their sacrifices for the cause of the country.
Defence and Martyrs Day 2018. Ministry of Information & ISPR in joint coordinating role. Planning conference held at ISPR. Representatives from civil society, media & armed forces attended. Nation will remember and salute its martyrs and their families in a befitting manner IA. pic.twitter.com/i1mvTyHdC5— Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor (@OfficialDGISPR) August 28, 2018
“In the last seven decades every Pakistani from all walks of life sacrifice for their beloved homeland, this year we decided to celebrate defence day in a unique manner, every Pakistani will IA (Inshaa Allah) be part of this unique campaign reaching out to their families, home, street, mohalla, village, city, province & place of Martyrdom. Lets (let us) salute their sacrifice,” said the Army’s media wing chief.