RAWALPINDI – The Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa, while addressing a Defence Day ceremony at General Headquarters (GHQ) on Wednesday, called on the world to “do more” against terrorism.
“If Pakistan has not done enough agaisnt terrorism then no country in the world has done enough,” the army chief asserted. “Now I say that the world must do more.”
“We don’t want aid, we want your respect and confidence,” the COAS said, addressing the United States.
The ceremony held in the GHQ to pay tribute to the martyrs of the 1965 war on Pakistan’s 52nd Defence Day.
General Bajwa laid a wreath on a monument paying tribute to martyrs of the armed forces prior to his address.
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由 Geo News Urdu 发布于 2017年9月6日
Former army chief Raheel Sharif alongside prominent politicians including Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif, Information Minister Marriyum Aurangzeb, National Assembly (NA) Speaker Ayaz Sadiq, and Leader of the Opposition in the NA Khursheed Shah were attended the ceremony. Well-known athletes and entertainers were also present at the event.
Actors Sheheryar Munawar and Sana Javed were among the celebrities who hosted the ceremony at GHQ. Anchorpersons Farooq Hassan and Sadia Afzal also hosted the event.