A day of remembrance: Businessmen pay rich tributes to its fallen heroes

LCCI observes ‘Youm-e-Takreem Shuhada-e-Pakistan’ to pay homage to martyrs

LAHORE   -    The Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry on Thursday observed Youm-e-Takreem Shuhada-e-Pakistan (Day of Honouring the Martyrs of Pakistan), a day dedicated to paying rich tribute to the brave heroes who laid down their lives for the defence and prosperity of the country. LCCI President Kashif An­war stood tall as a special guest while a large number of businessmen graced the ceremony and paid rich tributes to the national heroes. The ceremony be­gins with the national anthem and pay­ing tributes to the fallen heroes. As the ceremony unfolded, the collective hom­age paid to the Shuhada-e-Pakistan on Youm-e-Takreem stirred emotions in the hearts of those who gathered. LCCI Presi­dent Kashif Anwar paid his respects by offering Fateha for Shuhada symbolizing his deep admiration for the fallen heroes. Speaking on the occasion, President of the Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry Kashif Anwar paid rich tributes to the martyrs of Pakistan, who rendered ultimate sacrifice in the line of duty for ensuring integrity, sovereignty and hon­our of the nation and the motherland. He said the entire nation is proud of its valiant martyrs who displayed the spirit of patriotism and fearlessness in testing times throughout the history. He urged people to visit monuments, graves of mar­tyrs, offer Fateha and shower flowers on them as a sign of affection and respect. He said we should show to the world that we are the nation that holds its Shuhada in veneration and affection. President of the Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Indus­try said that the sacrifices of Shuhada are eternal and will continue to inspire future generations. He added that “Today is a day for the entire nation to commemorate and honour each and every Shaheed of the Armed Forces, Law Enforcement Agencies and the Civil Society who laid their lives for upholding the very purpose and ide­als Pakistan stands for”. Kashif Anwar said that Shuhada e Pakistan are our heroes and a great asset, whose ultimate sacrific­es can never be allowed to be demeaned or undermined by anyone. Pakistani na­tion takes pride and solemnly pledges to remain deeply indebted to them and their proud families. Shuhada were, are and will continue to be our pride, come what may”. He said these sacrifices will never be forgotten, irrespective of vicious pro­paganda by the enemies of Pakistan.

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