To pay tribute to the martyrs, ‘Youm-e-Takreem Shuhada-e-Pakistan’ was observed with great enthusiasm across Azad Jammu and Kashmir on May 25 2023. The main event was organised in the capital Muzaffarabad at Jammu Kashmir Monument. Corps Commander Rawalpindi Lt. Gen Shahid Imtiaz was the chief guest of the event.
The Corps Commander Rawalpindi Lt. Gen Shahid Imtiaz laid a wreath at the Martyrs’ Memorial Muzaffarabad and offered a special prayer for the development, prosperity and stability of the country.
On this occasion, Chief Secretary Azad Kashmir Dr. Muhammad Usman Chachar and IG Police Dr. Ameer Ahmed Sheikh were also present and laid a wreath on the occasion.
In this event, the heirs of martyrs of Pakistan Army, police and law enforcement agencies, children of educational institutions, political and social figures and a large number of citizens also participated.
On this occasion, the chief guest Corps Commander Rawalpindi said that Pakistan the soldiers and officers of armed forces including Army, Rangers, Air Force, Navy, Police and other security agencies have made Pakistan’s defense impregnable through their bravery and sacrifices.
The Chief Secretary and IG Police Azad Kashmir also paid homage to the martyrs, acknowledged their services and offered salutations to them for sacrificing their lives for the motherland.
The participants of the event paid tribute to the martyrs of Pakistan and expressed their gratitude to the martyrs and their heirs. The participants of the ceremony reiterated their resolve that we will never forget our brave martyrs, always honor them and always remember the eternal sacrifices of these brave sons and daughters of the nation.
Meanwhile similar events of ‘Youm-e-Takreem Shuhada-e-Pakistan” were observed in all the districts of Azad Jammu and Kashmir. To pay glorious tribute to the martyrs of the Pakistan army, events were held in Leepa valley, Bhimber, Rawalakot, Mirpur, and other parts of Azad Jammu and Kashmir. People from all aspects of life participated in these events.
Events were organized in all the district headquarters in AJK meanwhile different departments including education, sports also organised events to show solidarity and pay tribute to the fallen heroes of the nation.
It is pertinent to mention that the COAS announced to observe ‘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 remembrance of the courageous heroes who made the ultimate sacrifice, numerous events featuring Quran khwani and prayers were organized throughout the country.