A local news channel reported that the Pakistani government had set May 25 as a public holiday.
It has been set aside as “Pakistan Martyrs’ Honor Day” to commemorate and remember the sacrifices made by the martyrs for the country.
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All government and private offices, as well as academic institutions, will be closed nationwide. The country should take this opportunity to consider the heroic deeds of the brave people who gave their lives to ensure Pakistan’s security and well-being.
حکومت پاکستان کا 25 مئی کو ملک بھر میں عام تعطیل کا اعلان#newsupdate #GNN #GNN_Updates pic.twitter.com/jOa8GP1I6r— GNN (@gnnhdofficial) May 23, 2023
On this day, floral wreaths will be placed on monuments honoring the sacrifices made by members of the armed forces, police, and other law enforcement agencies. Additional events will be held at the Pakistan Navy’s and Pakistan Air Force’s headquarters in addition to the main ceremony, which will take place at the General Headquarters (GHQ).
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In addition, ceremonies to remember their fallen heroes were held in Islamabad, the provincial capitals, and Azad Kashmir. These ceremonies serve as a moving reminder of the sacrifices made by our brave service members and honor their unwavering devotion to and ultimate sacrifice for the safety and well-being of our country