Democratic Pakistan to become indomitable, says president

  • Mamnoon says Pakistan’s friends standing with us in all circumstances

ISLAMABAD: President Mamnoon Hussain on Sunday said that a strong and democratic Pakistan, with the display of such discipline and sacrifices, would overcome all its issues and would become indomitable.

Addressing the prize distribution ceremony and Bara Khana, hosted for the officers and personnel of the armed forces who participated in the Pakistan Day parade, he congratulated the armed forces for successfully arranging the marvellous Pakistan Day parade which reflected their exemplary discipline, defence capabilities and preparedness.

The president said that the nation felt pride over its armed forces. The passionate display of performance by the officers and soldiers on the Pakistan Day strengthened the spirit in the nation and revived the confidence that the armed forces were fully capable of defending the country with their professional capabilities.

He noted that participation of Turkey, Jordan and the United Arab Emirates contingents in the Pakistan Day parade had enhanced the moments of joys. “It proved that our friends are standing with us in all circumstances,” he added. He observed that holding of joint parade also added to country’s esteem and image abroad.

He stressed upon display of such faith, unity and discipline in all sectors of life so that the country could progress and the highest targets for the progress and prosperity could be achieved with the strong unity of all segments of society. He also lauded the bold role of the armed forces and others for defeating terrorism.

“The sacrifices you rendered for the restoration of peace and the protection of people would be written in golden words,” he said. The president said that the armed forces, from the creation of the motherland, had despite scant resources and numbers, always defeated its enemies. All this was possible due to sincerity and highest degree of patriotism, he said.

He noted that with the display of such discipline and sacrifices, a strong and democratic Pakistan would overcome all its issues and would become indomitable.


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