SIALKOT: Pakistan Defence Day would be observed with traditional zeal, enthusiasm and with national spirit on September 06,2015 with a renewed pledge to sacrifice lives for upholding the prestige of Pakistan, defending it and to pay homage to all the martyrs and Ghazis of September 06, 1965 Indo-Pak War. The Day will dawn with the special prayers in all the mosques for national solidarity, integrity, prosperity and peace.
Sialkot District Coordination Officer (DCO) Dr. Asif Tufail told that the main “Hilal-e-Istaqlal” hoisting ceremony would be held at historical Sialkot Fort under the auspices of Sialkot Tehsil Municipal Administration (TMA). The people and Pak Army personnel will hoist the Hilal-e-Istaqlal, which was conferred upon to the people of Sialkot, who wrote a golden history of bravery by sacrificing their lives for defending the motherland near Sialkot during the September 06, 1965 Indo-Pak War.
DCO added that the people and senior Pak Army officials will salute the Shuhada and lay the floral wreaths at their graves in Sialkot, Daska and Chawinda during the special ceremonies to be held there.