AJK Observes Defence Day With Traditional Zeal, Fervor


AJK observes Defence Day with traditional zeal, fervor

MIRPUR (AJK) , (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point news -6th Sept,2016): In Azad Jammu & Kashmir people on Tuesday observed the Defense Day of Pakistan with great enthusiasm and devotion. The day dawned with special prayers, at Fajr in the mosques across the liberated territory for the stability, defense, progress and prosperity of Pakistan and for the early success of the Kashmir freedom movement.

Special ceremonies were held in various parts of AJK including all the district head quarters of Mirpur Muzaffarabaad, Bagh, Rawalakot, Palandri, Hattiyan, Haveili, Kotli, Bhimbher and Neelam valley to pay glorious tributes to the martyrs of the 1965 Indo-Pak war for giving the sacrifices of their valuable lives to safeguard the geographical and ideological frontiers of the country.

Addressing the ceremony speakers including Prof. Mirza Arshad Jiraal, father of the martyred soldier Lt.

Col.Imran Arshad, Deputy Commissioner Chudary Amjad Iqbal, SSP Mirpur Raja Irfan Salim, PML (N) Chairman Professional Wing Dr.

Amin Chudary President Press Club Mirpur Hafiz Maqsood. Speakers said that Sep 6 Defence Day of Pakistan is the day of renewal of the pledge by entire nation to remain alert and vigilant to make the defense of the country in case of any threat from across the frontiers.

Speakers strongly condemned the recent unrest on the Line of Control (LoC) and the working boundary in Jammu & Kashmir following the frequent violation of ceasefire in shape of unprovoked firing by the Indian troops from across the LoC.

People from various parts of AJK also visited the mausoleums of the martyrs of 1965 war at the places close to their respective home stations including in Jhelum, Gujrat, Rawalpindi districts and offered fateha.