Friday, February 3

Tag: Military awards

Naval Day: (Navy Day being observed to honour heroes of 1965 war)

Islamabad: Naval Day is being observed today (Tuesday) to honour the heroes of 1965 War. The day is observed to acknowledge the sacrifices and spirit of our Naval Heroes who epitomized grit, courage and valour during the 1965 War. The day reminds us of the heroic deeds and daring achievements of our Ghazis and Shuhada who fought gallantly and humbled a much bigger adversary with their absolute faith in Allah. This day marks a golden chapter in our rich naval history and rekindles hope and pride in our new generation. On the night of 7/8 September 1965, a Flotilla comprising seven ships of Pakistan Navy, bombarded Indian port Dwarka in operation code named 'SOMNATH'.

PAF: (PAF contingent laid floral wreath at grave of Pilot Officer Rashid Minhas Shaheed)

ISLAMABAD:Commander Southern Air Muhammad Abbas Ghuman laid floral wreath at the grave of Nishan-i-Haider Pilot Officer Rashid Minhas in Karachi on Monday. He also offered Fateha for the Shaheed. A smartly turned contingent of Pakistan Air Force (PAF) saluted on this occasion. Commander Sothern Air Abbas Ghuman on this occasion said 7th of September reminds us sacrifices of martyrs and Ghazis. He said PAF gave a befitting response to enemy on February 27 last year.