Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa has paid rich tribute to the martyrs of the 1965 war on Pakistan’s 53rd Defence Day.
In his message, he said, “The death of a martyr imparts life to the nation.” The army chief pledged to make the country great.
Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Qamar Bajwa on Thursday paid homage to the heroes of 1965 war with India and the country’s martyrs in its ongoing war on terror.
Addressing a ceremony held at General Headquarters on Defence and Martyrs Day, the COAS said that the country’s valiant soldiers taught India a befitting lesson in 1965 and crushed all their dreams.
The army chief also saluted the people of India-Occupied Kashmir who have stood firm before the Indian aggression to demand their right to self-determination.
Prime Minister Imran Khan was the chief guest on the occasion.
The ceremony was attended by Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee, three services chiefs, Ministers, Senators, MNAs, ambassadors, diplomats, military and civilian officials and people from various walks of life.