How the kids of deployed soldiers spend Eid? This ISPR video explains it perfectly


RAWALPINDI – Inter Services Public Relations has shared another short video to pay rich tribute to the martyrs, Ghazis and all the relations linked to them ahead of the Defence Day to be observed on Monday (September 6).

The military’s media wing released the video on Twitter and it begins with the title “Eid”. ISPR wrote in the caption, “We are proud of our martyrs.

The 2-minute-long video clip shows an innocent child, who walks long to his village’s bus stop a day before the Eid to see if his father, a soldier in Pakistan Army, has returned to celebrate the day with family.

But he gets disappointed when his father does not appear from the bus and he goes back to his home where his mother tried to console him stating, “It is necessary for your father to stay at border for our protection”.

As the heartfelt clip proceeds, the kid can be seen offering Eid prayer afterwards an elder men meet him and say, “It would have good if fouji [soldier] had come for two days”.

However, the young boy’s reply left people surprised when he says, “My father has not come so we [the nation] can celebrate eid with comfort”.

Last month, DG ISPR Major General Babar Iftikhar had announced that this year’s Defence and Martyrs’ Day to be observed under theme “Watan ki Mitti Gawah Rehna”.

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