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NA resolution seeks declaring Dec 16 as ‘Pakistan Children Day’

ISLAMABAD: The National Assembly on Wednesday unanimously passed a resolution paying tributes to the martyrs of the Army Public School attack that left at least 146 dead including 132 children.

The resolution demanded the government of Pakistan that December 16 be observed as Pakistan Children Day.

The resolution was moved by Minister for Climate Change, Zahid Hamid.

The House strongly condemned the barbaric atrocity, which was a crime against humanity and once again expressed deepest sympathy with the families of the victims.

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Top civil, military leadership in Peshawar to pay homage to APS victims

-Remembering the APS martyrs

The resolution noted with appreciation that pursuant of that dastardly attack, military action against terrorists in the form of operation Zarb-e-Azb launched by our valiant armed forces proved to be successful.

It said in recognition of the national unity forged by this heart rendering tragedy which has further strengthened the firm resolve of the people of Pakistan to fight, destroy and eliminate the perpetrators of this tragedy.

 

The first anniversary of the Army Public School Peshawar attack is being observed in across the country today with all segments of the society paying homage to the victims.

It was the bloodiest massacre the country has seen for years. And December 16 marks the first anniversary of the brazen attack that left the whole world shell-shocked. Since the fateful day, country’s security apparatus has undergone radical revamps from ruthless action against militants to execution of compulsive terrorists.

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