September 6, 2019
ISLAMABAD: Nation is commemorating Defence and Martyrs Day today to pay tributes to the martyrs and ghazis and reaffirm commitment to defend the motherland against all threats.
It was on this day in 1965 that the Indian forces crossed international border in the darkness of night to attack Pakistan but the nation foiled nefarious designs of the enemy.
This Defence and Martyrs Day is also being marked as Kashmir Solidarity Day to reaffirm the support of Pakistani nation to the oppressed people of occupied Kashmir who have been under lockdown for over a month now.
Special prayers will be offered after fajr in mosques for the progress and prosperity of the country and independence of occupied Kashmir from the cruel clutches of India. Fateha and Quran Khawani will also be held for the martyrs.
Main ceremony of the day will be held at General Headquarters in Rawalpindi to pay tributes to the martyrs.