Almost a year ago, I was sitting in my Islamabad news bureau, working on some stories while monitoring local Pakistani news on television when my attention was drawn to a promotional video on one of the channels. While watching it, I realised how this was absolutely misleading because neither did India start this war nor did Pakistan win it. I know this because I had read a book called The Myth of Victory which was written by a military general.
Prime Minister Khan in his message said Pakistan believes in peaceful coexistence and wants to promote mutual cooperation with other countries, including its neighbours, on the basis of equality, Radio Pakistan reported.
A scene from a Defence Day-related event in Peshawar.
While paying tribute to the martyrs who sacrificed their lives in defence of the country, the premier assured their families that all possible steps will be taken for their welfare.
President Hussain said the spirit of sacrifices rendered by the armed forces and the nation should inspire the people to forge unity among their ranks.
A camel-mounted band performs at a Defence Day event in Lahore. The president and prime minister reiterated that the resolution of the Kashmir issue in light of United Nations resolutions is imperative for peace in the region.
Army Chief Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa too paid tribute to the martyrs and their relatives on the occasion. Defence Day celebrations The 53rd Defence and Martyrs Day is being celebrated with traditional fervour and solemnity across the country.
The day began with a gun salute in the capital and gun salutes in the provincial capitals. Special prayers were offered for the progress and prosperity of Pakistan, followed by change of guard ceremonies at the mausoleums of Allama Iqbal in Lahore and Quaid-i-Azam in Karachi, and a ceremony at the Pakistan Navy headquarters in Islamabad.
A number of events are scheduled to be held in connection with Defence Day across the country. Chief Minister Usman Buzdar was also in attendance. A band performs at a ceremony in Lahore.
Prime Minister Khan will be the chief guest at the ceremony, which will be attended by the army chief, chairman joint chiefs of staff committee, services chiefs, ministers, senators, MNAs, diplomats, civilian officials and people from various walks of life.6th September Pakistan Defence Day Wallpapers is also known as Youm-e-Difa and here are the SMS, Quotes & Poetry for this national day of Pakistan.
6th September reminds us the brave soldiers who laid down there life to protect the Pakistan in the Pakistan India War ll. Defence Day celebrations The 53rd Defence and Martyrs Day is being celebrated with traditional fervour and solemnity across the country.
Change of guard ceremony at Quaid's mausoleum in Karachi. All news in Indian Defence Review. Doklam Redux? The 40th anniversary of “China's reform and opening up” is being celebrated across China in ; the Chinese propaganda affirms: “Over the past 40 years, the country has transformed itself from a largely agricultural nation into the second largest economy in the world.”.
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