RAWALPINDI – The Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa hailed the sacrifice of the policemen on police martyrs day (Youm-e-Shuhada) on Saturday.
The police martyrs day is being observed with great reverence nationwide today to pay tribute to the sacrifices of those who laid down their lives in the line of duty.
Director General Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) shared the message of Army chief on twitter saying ”police rendered great sacrifices in the war against terrorism”.
COAS hails Police on Police Martyrs Day.
“Police has rendered great sacrifices in war against terrorism. Salute to martyrs the real heroes. While all security forces fight terrorists, Police has greater role in defeating terrorism.We stand with our Police in national effort”COAS.
— Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor (@OfficialDGISPR) August 4, 2018
While all security forces fight terrorists, police played a greater role in defeating terrorism,” he said, adding that “We stand with our police in national effort.”
The Martyrs Day is being observed for the fourth consecutive year on the death anniversary of Shaheed Safwat Ghayur, the commandant of Frontier Constabulary KP Police who was martyred in a suicide attack on his vehicle near the paramilitary force headquarters on August 4, 2010.
Blood donation camps, awareness camps and walks were also held all over the country to pay tributes to the brave cops who were martyred in terrorist attacks, blasts and suicide bombings in recent years.