RAWALPINDI – Pakistan’s Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa and his wife visited the family of a martyred police sub-inspector Abbas in observance of Defence and Martyrs Day.

Major General Asif Ghafoor, the Director General of Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) on Thursday posted a video clip of COAS visit on the official handle and said that the army chief lauded their great sacrifice for the nation and that of all martyrs of Pakistan.

“There isn’t any other sacrifice greater than one’s life. Our lives are dedicated to Pakistan,” General Bajwa said.

Moreover, the fallen sub inspector’s mother praised the gesture of military chief and said she is proud that her son died for the country.

Abbas’s son, who is also serving in the police, thanked General Bajwa for visiting and acknowledging his father’s sacrifice.

Nation observes Defence & Martyrs Day with traditional fervour

The nation is celebrating Defence and Martyrs Day today to pay homage to the martyrs and ghazis who became a rock-solid wall to defend the motherland against the aggression of enemy.

It was on this day in 1965 that Indian forces crossed international border in the darkness of night to attack Pakistan but the nation and the armed forces foiled the nefarious designs of the enemy.