The nation is observing the fifth anniversary of the brutal terrorist attack on the Army Public School Peshawar today. The terrorist attack on the APS Peshawar left at least 150 people martyred.
On December 16, 2014, more than 150 people including 134 children and staff members of the Army Public School Peshawar have lost their lives in the terrorist attack.
After the blatant act of terrorism, the government of Pakistan had initiated a National Action Plan (NAP) to throw the terrorism out of the country.
In order to remember the sacrifices of the innocent people including children, a number of activities and functions are being held across Pakistan. A special function to pay homage to the martyred students and teachers has also been arranged by the Army Public School (APS) Peshawar.
Imran Khan—the Prime Minister of Pakistan in a message on the day reiterated the nation’s resolve towards national, regional, and world peace.
In his message, PM Khan said that education is the only weapon with which extremism and terrorism could be defeated permanently.
Several other political leaders including CM Punjab and PPP chairman Bilawal Zardari showed solidarity with the innocent people who lost lives.