While acknowledging the sacrifices of armed forces, Mr Alvi vowed to always remember the families of martyrs in his prayers.
The nation is celebrating Defence and Martyrs Day Thursday (today) to pay homage to the martyrs and ghazis who stood as solid wall to defend the motherland against the aggression of enemy.
The president said on this very day, Pakistan Army and the nation jointly foiled nefarious designs of the enemy. “Our armed forces are ready to face any challenge”, he continued.
Prime Minister Imran Khan message on Defence Day
In his message of the Defence Day, Prime Minister Imran Khan said that Pakistan believes in peaceful coexistence and does not want war with anyone.
But he vowed to give a befitting response to any cross border aggression. “Pakistan won’t compromise on its national security and integrity.”
The Defence Day of Pakistan is not limited to only 6th September but its real spirit remained alive throughout the year, he stated, adding “We present salute and devotion to our Shuhada and Ghazis who performed their duty in defending the motherland.”