DG ISPR Major General Asif Ghafoor announced the nation’s martyrs and their families will be honoured and paid tribute on Defence Day 2018.
Speaking at an ISPR planning conference earlier today, DG ISPR Major General Asim Ghafoor said the Information Ministry and the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) are coordinating to pay tribute to the martyrs and their sacrifices on the occasion of 6th September Defence Day.
Emphasising the role of the electronic media, DG ISPR urged media representatives to honour the martyrs by visiting their families and highlighting their sacrifices for the sake of the country.
In his Twitter message he said,
Defence and Martyrs Day 2018. Ministry of Information & ISPR in joint coordinating role. Planning conference held at ISPR. Representatives from civil society, media & armed forces attended. Nation will remember and salute its martyrs and their families in a befitting manner IA. pic.twitter.com/i1mvTyHdC5
— Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor (@OfficialDGISPR) August 28, 2018
DG ISPR emphasized that, “Every martyr of our nation should be visible on September 6 Defence Day.
The nation will remember and salute its martyrs and their families in a befitting manner, Major General Ghafoor added.
The conference was informed that the main ceremony of the Defence day of Pakistan would be held at General Headquarters and broadcast live on National television.
The event will be attended by representatives from the civil society, media and armed forces.