Pakistan's Defense Day was commemorated at its embassy in Beijing on Tuesday. (Provided to China Daily)
Pakistan's Defense Day was commemorated at its embassy in Beijing on Tuesday.
The event started with the national anthems of Pakistan and China.
Welcoming the guests, Pakistani Ambassador to China Masood Khalid said that Defense Day is commemorated as a tribute to our valiant armed forces and to their inherent patriotism, discipline and commitment.
He thanked the Chinese government and the People's Liberation Army for their friendship and support.
He said that Pakistan seeks a peaceful and prosperous neighborhood which is the key principle of its foreign policy.
The ambassador also highlighted the sacrifices of the armed forces of Pakistan in the fight against terrorism and reaffirmed Pakistan's resolve to root out terrorism.