As per recent reports from local news sources, the Government of Pakistan has officially announced the designation of 25th May as a public holiday. This significant day, officially named ‘Pakistan Martyrs’ Honor Day’ or ‘Youm-e-Takreem Shuhada-e-Pakistan,’ has been established to commemorate and pay homage to the heroic sacrifices made by martyrs in service to the nation.
On this momentous occasion, the entire nation comes together to recall and show reverence to the brave individuals who fearlessly gave up their lives for the progress and security of Pakistan. It serves as a poignant reminder of their unyielding dedication and unwavering commitment to upholding the core values and principles of the country.
Throughout the country, all public and private offices, as well as educational institutions, will be closed on this day as a mark of respect.
The Government of Pakistan, by announcing this public holiday, aims to underscore the importance of commemorating the martyrs and safeguarding their legacy for future generations. Both public and private offices, along with educational institutions such as schools, colleges, and universities, will be closed nationwide.
This holiday stands as a testament to the nation’s unwavering dedication to never overlook the sacrifices made in the quest for peace, prosperity, and freedom.
— GNN (@gnnhdofficial) May 23, 2023
During this commemoration, floral wreaths will be placed on monuments dedicated to the martyrs from the armed forces, police, and other law enforcement agencies. The primary ceremony will be held at the General Headquarters (GHQ), accompanied by additional events at the headquarters of the Pakistan Air Force and Pakistan Navy.
The police department has also arranged ceremonies in Islamabad, provincial capitals, and Azad Kashmir to pay tribute to their fallen heroes. These solemn gatherings serve as a powerful reminder of the sacrifices made by our courageous uniformed personnel. They honor their unwavering commitment and ultimate sacrifice in ensuring our nation’s security and well-being.