ISLAMABAD: The Senate Wednesday passed a unanimous resolution urging the government to declare December 16 as ‘Pakistan Children Day’.
The resolution, moved by leader of the house Raja Zafarul Haq, also sought that prayers be offered for the memory of the martyrs, and for the security and prosperity of Pakistan, on the 16th of December every year.
It said that this house placed on record its deep sense of sorrow and grief over the barbaric and dastardly attack on the Army Public School Peshawar on December 16, 2014.
The resolution said the house was appreciative and supportive the military operation Zarb-e-Azb launched against terrorists after the martyrdom of innocent children and teachers.
The operation by the valiant armed forces of Pakistan has resulted in the elimination of a large number of terrorists and their hideouts, it added.
This House expresses its sense of great satisfaction and pride, at the national unity that has been demonstrated by the people of Pakistan, and resolves to combat and destroy all forms of terrorism,the resolution said.