Army to observe Martyrs' Day tomorrow

Express April 29, 2010

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Army will observe April 30 (Friday) as Youm-e-Shuhada (Day of Martyrs) in recognition to those soldiers who laid their lives for the cause of the motherland.

A number of functions to observe the day are being organized at General Headquarters and Corps Headquarters levels at the respective station on Friday, being the first Youm-e-Shuhada.

Over 2,000 kin and relatives of the martyrs have been invited to attend a function being held at the GHQ, where different speakers would pay tributes to the national heros.

Similarly, a sizeable number of near and dear ones of the martyrs have been invited toattend the functions to be held at the Corps Headquarters.

Meanwhile, due to Youm-e-Shuhada ceremony a special traffic plan on various roads and routes in Rawalpindi Cantonment has been chalked out according to which the following roads will remain closed from 7:30 pm to 10:30 pm on Friday.


shahid khan | 12 years ago | Reply ASA, live nations do not forget there Heros, and no doubt we are live nation. We have two shuhada in our village (Ibrahim zai, teh & disst hangu Pakhtoonkhwa). Every man and woman is with you in this battle against the enemies of Pakistan. We all pray for the Shuhada that God give them a highest place in Paradise and also praying for the success of our Army, Navy and Airforce, for success in evry field of life. PAK AFWAJ ZINDABAD, PAKISTAN PAINDABAD
Muhammad Kamran | 12 years ago | Reply We are proud of our brave soldiers who scarifies their lives for the motherland. Nice initiative by Pakistan Army to observe the Martyrs Day.
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