Bahawalpur, April 30, 2013 (PPI-OT): To pay tribute to Shuhadas of the Armed Forces, who laid their lives for the defence of the motherland, Youm- e-Shuhada was celebrated at Bahawalpur Garrison today. The day started with special prayers for Shuhadas in all mosques of the garrison.
A ceremony was held in Bahawalpur garrison which was attended by families/ relatives of the Shuhadas, civil and military officers, notables of the area, school children and media representatives of Bahawalpur region.
Corps Commander Bahawalpur, Lieutenant General Zubair Mahmood Hayat laid the wreath and offered Fatihah at the Shuhadas Speaking on the occasion, Corps Commander Bahawalpur Lieutenant General Zubair Mahmood Hayat highlighted the significance of supreme sacrifices rendered by the Shuhadas of the Armed Forces and paid them homage. Relatives of Shuhadas also spoke on the occasion and reaffirmed their resolve for the defense of the Country.
In the end, children of various schools sung national songs. Corps Commander Bahawalpur Lieutenant General Zubair Mahmood Hayat, offering fatihah at Shuhada monument. Corps Commander Bahawalpur Lieutenant General Zubair Mahmood Hayat saluting at Yadgar -e- Shuhada.
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