ISLAMABAD – Prime Minister Imran Khan will be attending the Defence and Martyr’s Day ceremony being held at army’s General Headquarters on September 6 as the chief guest, said Information Minister Chaudhry Fawad Hussain on Wednesday.
“Prime Minister Imran Khan will grace ‘Defence and Martyrs Day’ ceremony on September 6 at GHQ as chief guest,” Chaudhry tweeted.
— Ch Fawad Hussain (@fawadchaudhry) September 5, 2018
On Aug 28, Major General Ghafoor, director general of Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), had revealed amidst a conference that the country’s martyrs will be honoured on the Defence and Martyrs Day adding that “Every martyr of our nation should be visible on September 6.”
Defence and Martyrs Day 2018. Ministry of Information & ISPR in joint coordinating role. Planning conference held at ISPR. Representatives from civil society, media & armed forces attended. Nation will remember and salute its martyrs and their families in a befitting manner IA. pic.twitter.com/i1mvTyHdC5
— Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor (@OfficialDGISPR) August 28, 2018
The conference was informed that the main ceremony of the Defence day of Pakistan would be held at General Headquarters and broadcast live on National television.