Defence Day observed with enthusiasmSeptember 5, 2014
QUETTA: Defence Day of Pakistan was observed with national enthusiasm in Balochistan as elsewhere in the country Saturday. A ceremony was held at Yadgar e Shuhada where Commander southern Command Lt General Nasser Janjua laid floral wreath. School children sung national songs.
Speaking on the occasion General Nasser said this day reminds us Shuhada who laid down their lives for the country. We would never allow their sacrifices go waste. Pakistan’s defence is in strong hands. No can dare to cast evil eye on Pakistan.
Later he inaugurated exhibition of weapons at Askari Park. He also went round various stalls setup in connection with Defence Day celebration.
Large number of civil and military officials and tribal notables attended.
Large number of people from various parts attended the mela and expressed solidarity with Pak Army to strengthen Pakistan.
Commander Southern Command also hosted luncheon for retired army officers, jawans and relatives of martyrs.