“The death of a martyr is the life of the nation. Salute to the martyrs of Pakistan and their families,” the army chief said in a message released on social media by the Inter-Services Public Relations.
The ISPR also released a promotional video on Twitter along with the army chief’s message.
— Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor (@OfficialDGISPR) September 5, 2018
The army chief’s message came a day before Pakistan celebrates Defence Day on September 6 to mark the 53rd anniversary of the 1965 war with India and the sacrifices of the Pakistan armed forces who fought valiantly to defend the homeland.