RAWALPINDI: Commemorating the supreme sacrifices rendered by Pakistan Army personnel during 2017, Director General (DG) Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Major General Asif Ghafoor in his New Year message said the celebrations across the country are indicative of the achievements and resolve as a nation.
In a tweet, he said the country owed the achievements to the martyrs who gave their blood and lives for the nation.
“Remembering and thanking our ‘Ghazis & Shuhada’ for their noble sacrifices,” he further said on his official twitter account moments before the date changed and celebrations began to welcome 2018.
“The jubilations and celebrations we see across the country tonight are indicative of our achievements and resolve as a nation [against menace of terrorism]. We owe it to them who gave their blood and lives for us. Remembering and thanking our ‘Ghazis & Shuhada’ for their noble sacrifices,” Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor tweeted.
In a separate message, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Sunday said a momentous year was over and 2018 is of immense significance for Pakistan both internally and externally with monumental challenges.
“Challenges are convertible into opportunities. Part we have done, remaining we can, and shall do together, Insha Allah,” he said in a tweet posted by the DG ISPR.
“Nothing can defeat the spirit of Pakistan,” said the COAS.