Pakistan celebrates its 52nd Defence Day on Thursday. Defence and Martyrs Day symbolises the occasion of Pakistan’s defence against India which marked ceasefire in the 1965 Pakistan-India war.
Along with the rest of the country, renowned Pakistani celebrities are also saluting the army for its efforts and sacrifices.
“Today is the day to honour our brave soldiers who have worked tirelessly day and night to ensure Pakistan remains peaceful & unharmed. It’s also the day to remember & honour our martyrs and their families. Please do say a prayer for them. Pakistan Zindabad,” wrote Humayun Saeed in a tweet.
Today is the day to honour our brave soldiers who have worked tirelessly day and night to ensure Pakistan remains peaceful & unharmed. It’s also the day to remember & honour our martyrs and their families. Please do say a prayer for them. Pakistan Zindabad #DefenceAndMartyrsDay pic.twitter.com/6vwY4hTq8q
— Humayun Saeed (@iamhumayunsaeed) September 6, 2018
Actor Hamza Ali Abbasi, whose latest film, Parwaaz Hai Junoon, paid a tribute to the Pakistan Airforce expressed his love his country and saluted those who laid down their lives for the country.
#ہمیں_پیار_ہے_پاکستان_سے #سلام_شہداء_پاکستان پاکستان سے محبت محض ایک زمین کے ٹکڑے سے محبت نہیں بلکہ اس منشور سے محبت ہے کہ پاکستان کا مطلب کیا لا الہ الا اللہ محمد رسول اللہ صل اللہ علیہ و سلم. سلام ان شہدا کو جنہوں نے اس منشور کے لیے جانیں قربان کی.
— Hamza Ali Abbasi (@iamhamzaabbasi) September 5, 2018
Singer Shehzad Roy shared that he is proud to be a Pakistani and will be going to attend the Defence Day event. The singer is also the proud recipient of Tamga-e-Imtiaz, Sitara-e-Eesaar and Sitara-e-Imtiaz.
Paying tribute to martyrs. Going to attend the #Defenceday event. My mother helped me to put on my Tamga e Imtiaz, Sitara e Eesaar and Sitara e Imtiaz. Thanks Maa… So proud to be a Pakistani ?? pic.twitter.com/LkEe8twASX
— Shehzad Roy (@ShehzadRoy) September 6, 2018
Faysal Qureshi paid a tribute to the Pakistan Army in a video message.
پاک افواج کو سلام ۔۔۔یوم ِدفاع مبارک pic.twitter.com/X3IaeFUl9Y
— Faysal Quraishi (@faysalquraishi) September 6, 2018
Veena Malik also remembered the “sher jawaans” of the country who are “our heroes and pride.”
— Veena Malik (@iVeenaKhan) September 5, 2018