54th Defence Day of Pakistan along with solidarity day for Kashmir was commemorated in Pretoria in a simple and dignified manner. The reception in this regard was held in a local hotel. South African Army Chief Lieutenant General Lindile Yam was the chief guest on the occasion. Members of diplomatic corps, Pakistan community and people from various walks of life were present on the occasion.

In his remarks, the High Commissioner highlighted the significance of the Defence Day. He also expressed unshakable commitment of Pakistan to the cause of Kashmir and vowed to use all moral, political and diplomatic platforms to help the struggle of Kashmir’s freedom from the Indian occupation. The chief guest, Lieutenant General Lindile Yam spoke about the friendly relations between Pakistan and South African armed forces. He underscored that there are enormous prospects for enhancement of bilateral relationship in all spheres.

Pretoria
06 September, 2019

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