Business community observes Youm-e-Takreem Shuhada-e-Pakistan.

FAISALABAD -- The business community of Faisalabad observed 'Youm-e-Takreem Shuhada-e-Pakistan on Thursday to acknowledge the unprecedented sacrifices of those who laid down their lives while protecting the motherland.

Addressing a function at the board room of Faisalabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry, FCCI President Dr Khurram Tariq said that history of Pakistan was written with the blood of martyrs,which started from 1947 when more than five million people were butchered while migrating to their new homeland Pakistan.

He said that immediately after it, the Kashmir war started in 1948. 'The first recipient of Nishan-e-Haider, Captain Sarwar Shaheed, also fought this war with unmatched valour," he said and added that he also had links with Faisalabad.

About the September war of 1965, he said the Pak Army gave a befitting response to the aggressors and Indian officers were forced to demand citation for our martyrs because of their gallantry and spirit. He said in the war against terrorism, thousands of Jawans laid down their lives while protecting the fellow Pakistanis. He said everyday, sacrifices are being offered.

He stressed the need to compile a list of martyrs belonging to Faisalabad and provide necessary help to their families in...

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