Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Saturday paid a tribute to the martyred policemen on Youm-e-Shuhada.
In a statement issued on Police Martyrs Day, he said, “Police has rendered great sacrifices in war against terrorism. [We] salute the martyrs [who are] the real heroes.”
“While all security forces fight terrorists, police has a greater role in defeating terrorism. We stand with our Police in the national effort,” the army chief said, according to ISPR, the army’s media wing.
COAS hails Police on Police Martyrs Day.
“Police has rendered great sacrifices in war against terrorism. Salute to martyrs the real heroes. While all security forces fight terrorists, Police has greater role in defeating terrorism.We stand with our Police in national effort”COAS.
— Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor (@OfficialDGISPR) August 4, 2018
Youm-e-Shuhada was observed with great reverence across the country as homage is paid to the sacrifices of those who laid down their lives in the line of duty.
A ceremony was held to commemorate the sacrifices of brave policemen at Lahore’s Alhamra Hall. Other special activities and events were also held by police departments in other provinces.
On Youm-e-Shuhada, the sacrifices of the police are celebrated annually to honor the fighters of the nation and show solidarity with their families.