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Defense Day

Nation celebrates Defence and Martyrs Day with great fervor

On the 53rd anniversary of the 1965 war, 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 day beheld its dawn with thirty one gun salute in Islamabad and twenty one gun salutes at provincial capitals. Change of guard ceremony also took place at Mazar-e-Quaid in Karachi in the morning and a PAF contingent assumed the guard duty of mausoleum of the father of nation. Later…

Pakistan celebrates 52nd Defence Day with patriotic fervor

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan is celebrating Defence Day today to commemorate the sacrifices of the heroes of the 1965 war with a renewed pledge to defend the motherland against all threats. The day began with special prayers for progress and prosperity of the country. Fateha and Quran Khawanis were also held for the martyrs who laid their lives for the defense of the country during the 1965 war with neighboring India. An impressive change of guard ceremony was held at Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah’s mausoleum with…