On the occasion of ‘Youm-e-Takreem Shuhada-e-Pakistan’ (Day of Tribute to Pakistan’s Martyrs), celebrities and notable individuals from Pakistan have gathered to pay tribute to the martyrs. In a moving video, these famous figures showed their admiration and appreciation to the courageous troops who gave their life for the country.
Ansar Burney, a Pakistani human and civil rights campaigner who was also the Federal Minister for Human Rights, stated that martyrs never truly die. He emphasised how solid the monuments constructed in their honour remain, stressing that even the nation’s most formidable foes cannot demolish them. Burney stressed that the martyrs’ identity as being connected with the homeland, reflecting their eternal connection to Pakistan.
Jahangir Khan, a six-time World Open champion and former professional squash player from Pakistan, spoke about the importance of remembering the martyrs’ sacrifices. “Nations that forget their martyrs are eventually forgotten by history,” he stated, emphasizing that the debt owed to the martyrs’ blood can never be repaid and urged the nation to cherish their memory.
Javed Shaikh, a well-known Pakistani actor, also emphasised the importance of martyrs in Pakistan’s strength and power. He claimed that the country’s greatest strength rests in its martyrs, and that it is the responsibility of the entire nation to honour and respect their sacrifices.
Ahsan Khan, a well-known actor and television host, emphasised the need of unity in the survival of the country. He asked everyone to unite and promised to uphold the unshakable unity that has made Pakistan powerful.
Veteran Pakistani television actor Shehryar Zaidi has reaffirmed his undying support for the Pakistani army. He expressed his admiration for the armed forces and reaffirmed his support for them, recognising their critical role in protecting the nation.
Another notable actor, Bilal Ashraf, expressed his support for the Pakistan army. He expressed his undying devotion, love, and support for Pakistan’s military services, emphasising that the country’s strength lay in its valiant warriors.