Nation backs armed forces to fulfill sacred mission of defence of Pakistan: PM

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif has said that the entire nation is standing behind their valiant armed forces to fulfill the sacred mission of defence of Pakistan.

“The mutual relations of our armed forces and people for stability of country’s defence will not be allowed to wean,” the Prime Minister said in his message on the occasion of Youm-e-Shuhada (Martyrs’ Day), being observed on April 30.

He said this day reminded us about the valuable sacrifices of our heroes who wrote a bright history of courage and sacrifice with their blood.

The Prime Minister said the great sons who sacrificed their today for nation’s tomorrow were our benefactors and the sacred blood of these martyrs would keep alive the determination of defence of the motherland in hearts of our soldiers and officers.

Those parents deserve accolades for upbringing these brave sons of the soil, the prime minister said, adding, the entire nation presented tributes to the martyrs.

Prime Minister Sharif said these martyrs were source of pride for the armed forces and the whole nation. He said that being defenders of the frontiers and having a bright history of martyrs and ‘Ghazis’, the armed forces were our proud national asset.

The Prime Minister said that it would be the top priority of government to look after the families of those Shuhada who sacrificed their lives for Pakistan.