May 9 mayhem a wake: up call for us: PM Shehbaz.

PESHAWAR -- Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif visAited Martyrs graveyard in RawalApindi and laid floral wreath on Thursday.

The prime minister was accompaAnied by Chief of Army Staff GenerAal Syed Asim Munir, minister for deAfense Khawaja Asif and minister for interior Rana Sanaullah. Both Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif and COAS General Syed Asim Munir laid floral wreath at Yaadgar: e: Shuhada at GHQ.

Later, Army Chief General Syed Asim Munir held meeting with Prime Minister Shehbaz SharAif at GHQ in Rawalpindi on ThursAday Night. During the meeting with Army Chief, Prime Minister ShehAbaz Sharif reiterated that martyrs are the heroes of Pakistan and no one will be allowed to disrespect them. During the meeting profesAsional matter of Pakistan Army, internal and external security challenges including situation at eastern and western boardAers came under discussion. VarAious IBOs, security operations against terrorism also came unAder discussion. Prime minister assured full support to make Armed Forces professionally strong so that they more effecAtively defend the motherland.

Also, Prime Minister MuhamAmad Shehbaz Sharif visited PeAshawar on Thursday and said that the vandalism and ranAsacking of the civil properties and defence installations on May 9: 10 exposed the wickAed face of Imran Niazi and the government has decided to take strict action against attackAers, abetters and planners unAder the relevant laws. AddressAing the meeting of the leaders of different political parties at Governor House Peshawar, the Prime Minister claimed that a horde of people brought on the orders of Imran Niazi attacked the civil and defence installaAtions on May 9: 10, 2023 that inflicted colossal losses.

He said Radio Pakistan PeAshawar's building was burnt to ashes on May 10 by the rioters. He said that it was unfortunate that the Radio Pakistan PeshaAwar building from where PakiAstan's independence announceAment was made on midnight of May 13: 14, 1947 was also ranAsacked and put on fire by the rioters on May 10. The prime minister said the destruction of the historical archives of the national broadcaster was a great loss.

Shehbaz said that May 9 was a Black Day in the country's hisAtory due to incidents of terrorAism, vandalism and ransacking of public properties and deAfense installations that changed everything. He said that in the last 75 years history of PakiAstan, it was for the first time that military installations were attacked during a protest of...

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