Pakistan Air Forces Observes 7th Sept as Martyr’s Day
Air Vice Marshal Muhammad Iqbal, Air Officer Commanding, Southern Air Command laid floral wreath at the grave of Pilot Officer Rashid Minhas Shaheed (Nishan-e- Haider)
Pakistan Air Force observed 7 September, 2012 as Martyrs’ Day at all PAF Bases throughout the country. The day started with special Du’aa and Quran Khawani for the Shuhada of 1965 and 1971 wars and those who laid down their lives in action since creation of Pakistan.
A simple but impressive ceremony was also held at Air Headquarters Islamabad, in which Air Marshal Farhat Hussain Khan, Acting Chief of the Air Staff, Pakistan Air Force, laid floral wreath and offered “Fateha” at the Martyrs’ Monument at Air Headquarters. Principal Staff Officers and a large number of officers and Junior Commissioned Officers attended the ceremony.
In the morning, a PAF contingent led by Air Vice Marshal Muhammad Iqbal, Air Officer Commanding, Southern Air Command offered “Fateha” and laid floral wreath at the grave of Pilot Officer Rashid Minhas Shaheed (Nishan-e- Haider) on behalf of Chief of the Air Staff, Pakistan Air Force. Floral wreaths were also laid on the graves of PAF Shuhada throughout the country.