Armed forces gear up to celebrate Defence Day

Published September 5, 2016
Army personnel rehearse as they prepare for Defence Day ceremony. — APP
Army personnel rehearse as they prepare for Defence Day ceremony. — APP
A tank a an exhibition. — AFP
A tank a an exhibition. — AFP
An Army personnel mans a tank's anti-aircraft machine gun. — APP
An Army personnel mans a tank's anti-aircraft machine gun. — APP
An MG3 and a G3 being set up for exhibition. — APP
An MG3 and a G3 being set up for exhibition. — APP
An Al-Zarrar tank at an exhibition organised by Pakistan Army. -AFP
An Al-Zarrar tank at an exhibition organised by Pakistan Army. -AFP
An Army Aviation helicopter being displayed. — APP
An Army Aviation helicopter being displayed. — APP
Soldiers stand along an anti-aircraft gun. — AFP
Soldiers stand along an anti-aircraft gun. — AFP
Various amall arms on display at an exhibition. — APP
Various amall arms on display at an exhibition. — APP
A camouflage anti-aircraft gun on display. — AFP
A camouflage anti-aircraft gun on display. — AFP
A soldier mans a static anti-aircraft gun. — APP
A soldier mans a static anti-aircraft gun. — APP

Defence Day is celebrated to commemorate the sacrifices of fallen heroes during the 1965 war. It is observed on September 6 in memory of the sacrifices rendered by the Pakistani armed forces.

Pakistan and its armed forces will celebrate the 50th Defense Day this year.

Opinion

Editorial

Uncertainty remains in Punjab
Updated 02 Jul, 2022

Uncertainty remains in Punjab

With the latest verdict, the judiciary seems to have unintentionally entered the political arena, which is not desirable.
Turbulence in tech
02 Jul, 2022

Turbulence in tech

THE party seems to have cooled considerably for the Pakistani start-up scene. With some of the world’s biggest...
Environmental cost
02 Jul, 2022

Environmental cost

THE collective impact of climate-disaster-health hazards are already taking a huge toll on Pakistan’s fragile...
Udaipur killing
Updated 01 Jul, 2022

Udaipur killing

The crime committed in Udaipur did not happen in a vacuum.
Unacceptable demand
Updated 01 Jul, 2022

Unacceptable demand

Negotiating with extremists is tricky; no peace treaty with them has lasted beyond a few months.
Tough times ahead
01 Jul, 2022

Tough times ahead

THE finance ministry’s projection of 15pc inflation, much higher than the targeted rate of 11.5pc, during the new...