ISLAMABAD: In line with the directions of Prime Minister Imran Khan, Defence Day will be observed in solidarity with the Kashmiri people this year, said Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan.
Taking to the micro-blogging website Twitter, Dr Firdous said that the nation will pay tribute the great heroes who laid down their lives for the defence of the motherland.
دھرتی ماں کے دفاع کی خاطر اپنی جانوں کا نذرانہ پیش کرنے والے عظیم سپوتوں کی قربانیوں کو خراج عقیدت پیش کریں گے۔
— Firdous Ashiq Awan (@Dr_FirdousPTI) 5 September 2019
She said that all the chief ministers, governors and legislators to visit the families of the martyrs on the Defence Day. The special assistant said there will also be special sermons and prayers for the martyrs and Kashmiri people during Jummah prayers across the country.