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Chief of the Naval Staff inaugurates Martyrs Monument at Naval Headquarters, pays glowing tributes to Shuhada of Pakistan Navy

Islamabad, March 23, 2017 (PPI-OT): Inauguration Ceremony of PN Shuhada Monument at Naval Headquarters was held today in connection with Pakistan Day activities. Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Muhammad Zakaullah graced the occasion as Chief Guest. The Naval Chief laid floral wreath at the Monument and offered Fateha for the martyrs of Pakistan Navy.

The Naval Chief, in his message on the occasion has said that Pakistan Navy has a proud history of sacrifices, valour and professionalism. Our brave sons of the soil have always responded to the call of the nation with unparalleled courage for a cause greater than life for defence of Motherland. Pakistan Navy holds its Shuhada and war veterans in the highest esteem as they sacrificed their lives for our better tomorrow.

The Naval Chief further said that raising of this monument is a sincere effort to pay rich homage to our Shuhada and will serve a lasting reminder of their dauntless courage and matchless heroism. The stars engraved on this monument depict complete chapter in itself of our illustrious history in all its grandeur. This monument is not merely a structure; rather it will help to instill the heroic spirit of our Shuhada in our future generations by fuelling their passion for sacrifice, nationhood and professionalism. A number of Senior officers, CPOs/Sailors and Civilians also attended the ceremony.

For more information, contact:
Assistant Director
Directorate of Public Relations
Pakistan Navy
Tel: +92-21-20063210
Cell: +92-333-2171764, +92-300-2171038

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