Karachi: Pakistan Muslim League (PML) Sindh chapter here Sunday held a historic : Salam Shuhada Rally: in Karachi, led by its Sindh president Haleem Adil Sheikh to pay glowing tributes to the martyrs and Ghazis of Pakistan Army on the occasion of the 50thDefense Day of Pakistan.
The rally comprised a large number of buses, cars, motorcycles and a ‘missile bus’ was attended by thousands of citizens who raised slogans of Allah Akbar and Long Live Pakistan Army and marched on the city streets. Noted singers, artists, schoolchildren and women sang the national songs. The schoolchildren wearing military uniform like dresses saluted the Pak Army and the national heroes of Pakistan.
The rally participants prayed for the martyrs of Operation Zarb e Azb and Army Public School Peshawar. After the prayers 0.1million balloons were released into the air. The charged but fully disciplined rally ended at the Three-Swords in Clifton area and on its long route not a single flower pot was broken due to unmatched discipline of rally participants.
It may be recalled that the Pakistan Muslim League Sindh workers led by Haleem Adil Sheikh during last six days have visited the graves of the Pak Army martyrs to offer Fateha in Tando Allahyar, Mirpur Khas, Sanghar, Tharparkar and other districts besides holding the defence day related programs there.
The historic rally in Karachi was specially attended by writers, poets, the heirs of the martyrs and the eyewitness elders of the 1965 war.
PML leaders Akhtar Pervez, Naseebullah Achakzai, Naeem Adil Sheikh, Bano Sagheer Siddiqui, Anwar Kashmiri, Syed Mehboob Shah, Irshad Qaimkhani, Saifullah Khan, Babar Anees, Kamran Haroon Ansari, Rana Zulfiqar, Kashif Nizami, Bashir Bhatti, Danish Khan, Zakir Qureshi, Wasil Khan, Dr Manzar Aalam, Qutubuddin Azad, Nisar Shah, Iqbal Yusuf, Imran Qureshi, Imam Din Kerio, Javed Awan, Col (retd) Sagheer Siddiqui, Faiza Laghari, Mah Gul, Jameela Baloch, Sumaira Anwar and other senior leaders were present.
Addressing at different points, Haleem Adil Sheikh said the brave nation is united today with the zeal of the 1965 war. He said the whole nation stands shoulder by shoulder with Pakistan Army. He said India better not to commit any mistake. He said the whole nation is united in the leadership of COAS Gen Raheel Sharif. He said the nations who forget their martyrs are forgotten by the history.