Pakistan

ISLAMABAD (Staff Report) – A one-minute silence will be observed in Pakistan to pay tribute to the martyrs of 1965 war against India on  50th Defense Day.


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The whole national will hold one minute silence at 9:29 am on Sunday while National Anthem will be played on all television channels and radio stations at 9:30 am, federal government decided on Friday.

According to a statement special tributary ceremonies will also be held countrywide to mark 50 years of victory against India.

On September 6 1965 Pakistan had successfully defended its territory against an unprovoked Indian aggression along international border. Pakistan clinched victory after seventeen days of deadly clashes and heavy loses to Indian side.