No compromise will be made on defence of Pakistan.
President of Pakistan Mamnoon Hussain said on Friday, August 14 that regardless of a number of challenges the nation faces today Pakistanis stand alongside the Pakistan Army against the menace of terrorism.
During his address at the event of the Independence Day celebrations at Convention Centre in Islamabad, President Mamnoon Hussain said, “Today, hoisting of the national flag has recalled the sacrifices of our forefathers.”
“Sir Syed Ahmed Khan toiled for education, Poet of the East Allama Muhammad Iqbal envisioned a great homeland and Qaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah worked hard to turn Iqbal’s dream into reality,” he added.
Additionally, President Mamnoon Hussain said, “Our forefathers paid enormous sacrifices for the creation of this country and it is because of their countless sacrifices that we gained independence.”
At this occasion, he urged the Pakistani nation to follow in the footprints of the nation’s forefathers and join forces for the betterment of Pakistan. “Illiteracy and corruption are some of the many challenges that our country is facing, however, we will soon be able to overcome these challenges,” he stated.