RAWALPINDI: President Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (RCCI) Zahid Latif Khan has said Pakistan Defence day reminds us of determination, selflessness and sacrifices of our Armed Forces, which they had rendered for the Defence of Pakistan.
He said that great sacrifices were rendered by the Muslim of the Sub-Continent for creation of Pakistan and despite conspiracies; the armed forces with the support of the countrymen had defended the homeland. Addressing traders meeting at the chamber house Zahid Latif Khan said traders of twin cities observed the defence and martyrs day with zeal and fervor. The markets and shopping malls were decorated with banners and billboards of pictures of Shuhadas were placed at key location in twin cities. The RCCI also decorated its outer wall with the pictures of 1965 war heroes.
The sacrifices of the Pakistan Army are unforgettable for the defence of the country and even today the army still engaged in rooting out terrorism, he said and saluted the sacrifices of the officers and jawans of Pakistan Army during war against terrorism.
The RCCI chief said that Pakistan economy can only be progressed and prosperous once we have peace in the region and we are proud of our law enforcement agencies for bringing peace and security in the country.