Speakers of the seminar organized at Islamic University of Bahawalpur (IUB) on Wednesday in connection with Defence Day paid rich tributes to sacrifices of the martyrs for motherland. Vice Chancellor Islamic University of Bahawalpur, Engr. Prof. Dr. Athar Mahboob presided over the seminar while Sector Commander, Desert Rangers Brig. Rashid Minhas was the chief guest.
Addressing the seminar, former parliamentarian, Syed Tabish Alvari, senior journalist Shaukat Ashfaq and Chairman Political Science Department Dr. Mussavair Hussain Bukhari highlighted the significance of the day.
Paying rich tributes of martyrs renders for their mother, the speakers said that people of Pakistan always stand with their armed forces who are defending the country.
The zeal and fervor of 1965 war is still alive in the nation when our forces defeated the aggression of the enemy who was ten times greater in number and resources, they added.
The participants also expressed their solidarity with people of Kashmir who are fighting with the brutal forces of the neighboring country and giving sacrifices for their freedom.