LAHORE - City Traffic Police Lahore paid tributes to the martyrs of the country on the Pakistan Martyrs’ Day. Fateha was offered in various traffic sectors for the martyrs. To express solidarity with the families of the martyrs of the country, CTO Lahore Captain (Retd) Mustansar Firoz visited the house of Shaheed Captain Zafar Iqbal and Shaheed Major Tariq Sharif. CTO Lahore met the family of Shaheed and gave flowers. Captain Zafar Iqbal was martyred in 1948 while bravely fighting the enemies on the front of Kashmir. Captain Zafar Iqbal Shaheed was awarded Pakistan’s first Hilal Jurat for his bravery and gallantry, While Major Tariq was awarded the status of martyr in peacekeeping mission by the United Nations. In recent incidents terrorists also damaged the pictures of Martyred Zafar Iqbal with Quaid-e-Azam on the wall of Jinnah House. In this regard, CTO Lahore expressed his condolences to the heirs of the martyrs. He said that Pakistan Martyrs Day is actually a day of renewal of pledge. We salute those who sacrificed their lives ensuring the safety of the lives and property of the country, he said. Martyrs are examples of maintaining the security of the nation, he said. Captain (R) Mustansar Feroze further said that the martyrs are alive in our hearts and their martyrdom is a light for us. Every eye is wet and depressed over the events of May 9 tragedy, he added. He said martyrs are an eternal asset, the stories of their courage and bravery can never be forgotten.