RAWALPINDI (9 News) – Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Sunday paid tribute to the mothers of martyrs on Mother’s Day.
In his message, the COAS said that Pakistan will remain undefeated till mothers who are ready to sacrifice their sons for the soil are present. “Salute to such mothers who sacrificed their sons as brave soldiers for Pakistan,” he added.
The army chief further said that the progress, Pakistan has made is due to the mothers of this nation (latest news Rawalpindi)
The army chief also honoured the nation’s military mothers for their unwavering dedication and support for strengthening the entire nation. “Defeat is impossible with such high-spirited mothers in existence,” he said.
He also paid tribute the the mothers, who sacrificed their sons to defend the motherland, of martyrded.
Mother’s Day being celebrated today
People across the world including Pakistan are celebrating Mother’s Day 2019 to pay tributes and to express their love affection for their mothers on Sunday.
The day is observed on the second Sunday of May every year in order to honor mothers, grandmothers, and great-grandmothers for their contribution to family and society.
It is an annual event but is held at different dates in the calendar, depending on the country. Many people send cards or gifts to their mother or mother figure or make a special effort to visit her.
Like every year, the day is being celebrated with the spirit and enthusiasm various public and private organizations and schools arranged programs for Mother’s Day celebrations.
Some families organize an outing for all of their members or hold a special meal at home or in a restaurant.
Mother’s Day has been celebrated in Pakistan and the sub-continent at large for the past few years with tremendous zest. People send flowers and present Mother’s Day cakes, cards, mugs, sweets and other gifts to their mothers on this day.