Governance and Public Policy Department of National University of Modern Languages (NUML) arranged a ceremony to attribute to martyrs of Army Public School Peshawar on Friday here at NUML.
Senator PMLN Lt. General (R) Abdul Qayyum was the chief guest while Rector NUML Major General Zia Ud Din Najam (Retd), Managing Director Pakistan Sweet Homes, Member National Assemble Shehryar Khan Afiridi, Zaman Bajwa from Youth Forum For Kashmir, Head Department of GPP Major General (R) Syed Usman Shah, Registrar, Deans, Directors and large number of students from various departments attended the ceremony.
Speaking on the occasion Senator Lt. General (R) Abdul Qayyum said that Pakistan has two bitter memories of December 16, one is in 1971 and the other is APS incident. He said that coward enemy tried to scare us by killing our children but the enemy don’t know how brave this nation is! He said that Pakistan is a great and brave nation we have lost sixty thousands man, women and children in the war against terrorism yet we are determined to eliminate this terrorism from our soil.
He further said that Pakistan has endured loss of $112 billion on this war and terror and the world knows and admire our sacrifices in this regard.
Managing Director Sweet Homes, Zamurd Khan in his address paid rich tribute to the martyrs of APS and said that the sacrifices of our children will not be forgotten and we just don’t restrict ourselves to arrange programs for their memories but we have to come up with solid steps to educate millions of children who are out of school, it is our moral responsibility to provide them best education and to make them better citizens of Pakistan.