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‘Youm-e-Takreem-e-Shuhada-e-Pakistan’: Ceremonies held at GHQ, PAF, Navy

Islamabad, May 25, 2023 (PPI-OT): The nation is observing ‘Youm-e-Takreem Shuhada-e-Pakistan’ on Thursday, to pay rich tribute to the martyrs who laid their lives while protecting the motherland and its people. In this regard, the main ceremony was held at General Headquarters in Rawalpindi on Thursday. Chief of Army Staff General Asim Munir visited the martyrs’ monument, laid floral wreath and offered fateha.

Later, prominent personalities also laid the floral wreath at the martyrs’ monument. These included amongst others the families of martyrs, students, Senior Veterans, the Inspector General Islamabad police, the Director General Anti-Narcotics Force, the Regional Police Officer Rawalpindi, the commissioners of Islamabad and Rawalpindi, Cricketers Babar Azam and Muhammad Rizwan and Radio Pakistan’s Newscaster Ishrat Fatima.

Meanwhile, in connection with Youm-e-Takreem Shuhada e Pakistan, separate ceremonies were held at Naval and PAF Headquarters in Islamabad. At the Naval headquarters, Naval Chief Amjad Khan Niazai laid floral wreath at the martyrs’ monument. At the PAF headquarters, Air Chief Zaheer Ahmad Babar laid floral wreath at the martyrs’ monument. A ceremony was also held at the JS Headquarters Rawalpindi where floral wreaths were laid at the martyrs’ monument.

For more information, contact:

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting

Government of Pakistan

4th Floor, Cabinet Block, Pak. Secretariat, Islamabad, Pakistan

Tel: +92-51-9103557