AJK observes 'Youm e Takreem Shuhda e Pakistan' with full respect, honour.

MIRPUR [AJK] -- Like the rest of the country, 'Youm e Takreem Shuhda e Pakistan' was commemorated throughout Azad Jammu and Kashmir with full respect and honour on Thursday to pay tribute to the martyrs of the valiant armed forces.

Special prayers were offered after Fajr prayer in mosques for the up-gradation of the status of martyrs in heaven and security, stability, sovereignty, progress and prosperity of the country.

In AJK, the day dawned with a 21-gun salute at the state capital followed by special ceremonies to pay rich tributes to the martyrs of the brave armed forces.

Addressing the ceremonies, the speakers said over 10 million people of Jammu and Kashmir and 224 million people of Pakistan stand united shoulder to shoulder with the valiant armed forces of Pakistan for the security and defence of the motherland.

Special ceremonies to observe the 'Martyrs Reverence Day' were held in various parts of AJK including all the district headquarters of Mirpur, capital city of Muzaffarabaad, Bagh, Rawalakot, Palandri, Hattiyan, Haveili, Kotli, Bhimbher and Neelam valley to pay glorious tributes to the martyrs for giving the sacrifices of their valuable lives to safeguard the geographical and ideological frontiers of the country.

Besides, they also paid rich tributes to the brave armed forces of Pakistan and ghazis who responded with crushing replies and rebuffed the enemy's attack on Pakistan - who (India) resorted to wars against our motherland in 1965 and 1971 besides the war against terrorism.

In Mirpur, AJK's lake city of expatriates, a ceremony to pay glorious tributes to the martyrs of the brave armed forces of Pakistan.

Speakers from various segments of civil society strongly condemned the shameful act of the sponsors of the attacks on civil and military installations on May 09 in various parts of the country allegedly at the instigation of the PTI leadership including the party chief and former Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan allegedly for the accomplishment of his vested political designs.

The ceremonies demanded of the government to bring all the accused involved in the tragic incidents of May 09 to justice through summary trials in the courts of law including the military courts, since the shameful actions badly hurt the entire nation through attacks, loot and arson of the civil and military places on May 09 - the black day in the history of Pakistan, they added.

A large number of people from all walks of life visited the...

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