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COAS deplores strikes and names May 25 as Martyrs’ Day

The army will have a “Martyrs’ Respect Day” on May 25 (Thursday), said Chief of Army Staff Gen. Syed Asim Munir at the General Headquarters in Rawalpindi on Monday during a ceremony to remember the victims.

The COAS said that the attacks on May 9 on army sites, monuments, and memorials to soldiers who died were intolerable.

The Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) says that he gave gallantry awards to officers and Jawans for their bravery and bravery during actions.

Sitara-i-Imtiaz (Military) was given to 51 children of martyrs, and Tamgha-i-Basalat was given to 22 officers and Jawans.

The United Nations Special Medal was given to two soldiers.

A lot of top military officers and the families of soldiers who had died in battle were there for the ceremony.

Gen. Munir spoke at the ceremony and said that the sacrifices of the martyrs and the work of the Ghazis are “our most valuable asset and source of pride.”

He said that the army never forgot anyone who worked for it or their families. “Our family is proud of the way we treat each other.”

The army chief said that every soldier and officer in the Pakistan Army puts their tasks and responsibilities first, “regardless of regional, linguistic, and political biases and differences.”

“A strong army guarantees the security and unity of the country,” the COAS said.

He spoke out against the recent attacks on military buildings and landmarks, calling attention to the burning of portraits of martyrs.

Martyrs’ Day of Honour

heroes’ Day is a day set aside to remember what heroes did and to honour their families.

At the memorials of those who died in the armed forces, police, and other law enforcement jobs, wreaths of flowers will be placed.

The big event will take place at GHQ, and there will also be separate events at the Pakistan Air Force and Pakistan Navy headquarters.

The police department will also hold ceremonies to honour their fallen officers in Islamabad, the four provincial cities, Gilgit-Baltistan, and Azad Kashmir.