Defence Day Commemorated at PHC London

Thu Sep 07 2023
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LONDON: The High Commission for Pakistan in London held a ceremony to commemorate the 58th anniversary of Pakistan Defence Day.
The event was attended by many guests, including Dr. Victoria Tuke from the UK’s Defense Ministry, MPs, Lords, Defence Attaches from friendly countries, and community members.
During his address, High Commissioner Dr. Mohammad Faisal emphasized the importance of the day dedicated to honoring the brave individuals who made the ultimate sacrifice in defense of Pakistan.

He reflected on the historic events of September 6, 1965, when Pakistan’s Armed Forces, with the unwavering support of its citizens, successfully repelled an invasion by a significantly larger adversary.

Dr. Faisal underscored the pivotal role of Pakistan’s armed forces in shaping the nation’s security landscape. He highlighted their continuous efforts in countering terrorism through various measures, including legislative reforms and disrupting financial networks, as exemplified by the National Action Plan.

The High Commissioner also stressed the necessity of global cooperation in addressing the root causes of terrorism. In this context, he appreciated the enduring partnership between the United Kingdom and Pakistan in defense and security.


During her remarks, Dr. Victoria Tuke emphasized the significance of the ongoing cooperation between the UK and Pakistan in defense and security matters.
She underscored the shared commitment of both nations to enhance regional and global security, emphasizing the importance of collaborative endeavors to confront common challenges and promote peace.

Army & Air Attache Colonel Taimur Rahat and Defence & Naval Adviser Commodore Muhammad Zeeshan Nabi also addressed the occasion, reiterating the enduring importance of Pakistan Defence Day.


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