LAHORE: Punjab University administration, teachers and students on Wednesday took out a rally at New Campus to express solidarity with Pakistan Army here.
PU Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Niaz Ahmad led the rally while Pro Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Saleem Mazhar, deans of various faculties, heads of departments, faculty members and a large number of students participated in the rally.
The participants were carrying banners to pay tribute to the sacrifices of Pakistan Army.
Addressing the rally, PU VC Prof Niaz Ahmad said that we were enjoying independence only due to the sacrifices of Pakistan Army.
He said that the Pakistan Army is the number 1 Army in the world which is not only protecting the borders of the country but had also established peace in Pakistan after giving great sacrifices in war on terror.
He said that conspiracies were being hatched to weaken Pakistan. He said that some elements were fanning propaganda to weaken state institutions and PU through this rally wanted to give a clear message to those elements that the people of Pakistan stood along with Pakistan Army and pay tribute to their sacrifices.
He said that the recent barbaric steps taken by India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi had once again proved that how much Quaid-e-Azam and Allama Iqbal were clear and right to establish a separate homeland for the Muslims.
He said that the number of Muslims in India was equal to the Muslims in Pakistan and today they were being denied Indian citizenship. He said that the international community and the United Nations must take serious notice of human rights violations in India and Occupied Kashmir.
He said that all the segments of our society were independent only due to the sacrifices of Pakistan Army. He said that PU had provided guidelines on international and national issues and today we wanted to give the message that the Pakistani nation and institutions were united and on the same page.