ISLAMABAD: President Arif Alvi and Prime Minister Imran Khan have paid tribute to the martyrs of the Pakistan armed forces and vowed to give a befitting response to any kind of misadventure by the enemy.
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.”
On the occasion of Defence Day, President Alvi said Pakistan Army and the nation jointly foiled nefarious designs of the enemy.
While acknowledging the sacrifices of armed forces, Mr Alvi vowed to always remember the families of martyrs in his prayers.
President emphatically stated that in addition to being fully modernized, Pakistan’s Armed Forces were imbued with the spirit of patriotism and sacrifice and were capable of defeating any internal and external adventurism.
Dr Alvi also reiterated Pakistan’s solidarity with Kashmiri brethren and renewed resolve that they would continue to support their right to self-determination.
“In the 1965 war, the valour of our Armed Forces and the spirit of our people presented a true picture of oneness and coordination, discipline and perseverance,” he said.