LAHORE: Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar said that armed forces have portrayed best of national emotions by demonstrating a wonderful parade in the federal capital parade ground on the occasion of Pakistan Day.
Likewise presence of Malaysian Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad and other friendly countries highlighted the unity and brotherhood of Muslim world, the chief minister said in a handout issued on Sunday.
The chief minister said that Pakistani nation is proud of its armed forces, those who have always defended their homeland in every difficult time by defeating enemies. Moreover, he added that passion of Pakistanis at the eve of parade and fly-past is a manifestation of divine love for Pakistan Army. He also applauded the participation of other countries and said that their high professional skills won the hearts of the viewers. Pakistan's defence under the leadership of Prime Minister Pakistan Imran Khan is in strong hands and Pakistan longs for peace in the region, he said. The chief minister shared that our brave forces have pledged that they will never compromise on national security in case of any aggression. It is the need of the hour for all of us to be determined to keep Pakistan's stability and progress at first most priority and to foil the forces who are putting national prestige on stake for their personal and political interests. He said that the elements which are working on foreign agenda needs to understand that people of Pakistan are devoted and full of patriotism and they will never allow the anti-state agenda to succeed.
grieved: Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar has expressed deep grief over the death of renowned singer Shahnaz Begum. He extended his condolences to the bereaved family. Paying tribute to the services of late singer, the chief minister said Shahnaz Begum gave a new identity to singing. She was a queen of Ghazals and got her fame through national songs which are evergreen.