The nation is set to observe 'Defense Day of Pakistan' on Thursday with traditional zeal and fervour to commemorate the sacrifices of those who laid their lives defending the motherland against aggression.

September 06 is celebrated as ‘The Defense Day of Pakistan’ to souvenir the aggression inflicted by the enemy.

The day will dawn with special prayers and Quran Khwani for the departed souls of the martyrs and sovereignty and stability of Pakistan. Wreaths will be laid on the mausoleum of the martyrs to honour them.

To memorialize the sacrifice of 1965 martyrs newspapers will publish special addition and TV channels will televise special programs.