Govt to celebrate month long independence events: Sheikh Aftab

ATTOCK: State Minister for Parliamentary Affairs Sheikh Aftab Ahmad said that government was celebrating month long independence events to promote the message of unity among the nation.

Addressing a function in connection with independence day celebrations at Fatima Jinnah Hall Attock, he said that our forefathers rendered a lot of sacrifices to achieve the Pakistan and the Pakistani nation would not forget them.

He said that Pakistan Army also rendered valuable services for safeguarding the internal and external boundaries of Pakistan and the nation was presenting salute to them. He said that rich tributes were also being paid to the martyrs of Pakistan Army.

He said that Pakistan army was waging a war against the terrorism in North Waziristan and government was determined to wipe out the menace of terrorism from the country and durable peace would be maintained for the development and progress of Pakistan.