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Defense Day observed at Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi

Rawalpindi, September 06, 2019 (PPI-OT): Defense Day was observed as Kashmir Solidarity Day at Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi (PMAS-AAUR), on September 6, 2019. A rally was also held in which participants paid tributes to the heroes of the nation and expressed complete solidarity with the people of occupied Jammu and Kashmir.

 

Deans of various faculties, principals’ officers, faculty members, and a large number of students participated in the event withholding national flags of Pakistan and Azad Jammu Kashmir along with banners and placards.

 

Prof. Dr. Qamar-uz-Zaman Vice Chancellor PMAS-AAUR highlighted the significance of the day and paid rich tribute to martyrs who sacrificed their lives to protect their motherland. Vice-Chancellor said that during the 1965 war Pakistani nation besides their military defeated the enemy and proved to the world that it knew how to defend its homeland. He further said that we must remember the sacrifices of our army who sacrificed their future for our present, and due to them we are living peacefully in an independent state.

 

He asked the students to recognize their role in this regard and refrain from doing anything that brought a bad name to the nation. At the end, Prayers were also offered for martyrs of armed forces and also for the people of Indian held Kashmir for the blessing of independence.

 

For more information, contact:

Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi

Shamsabad, Muree Road Rawalpindi, Pakistan

Tel: +92-051-9290466

Fax: +92-051-9290459

Email: registrar@uaar.edu.pk

Website: www.uaar.edu.pk