A holiday will be observed on upcoming Thursday, 6th September 2018 in Pakistan. Defence day is a public holiday in the country in remembrance of Pakistan’s highly successful defence system against India marking the cease-fire on 6th September in the 1965 war.
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On that day back in 1965 many brave army officers sacrificed their lives for this country. Captain Sarwar, Major Tufail, Major Raja Aziz Bhatti, Major Shabbir Sharif, Major Muhammad Akram, Muhammad Hussain Janjua, Lance Naik Muhammad Mehfooz, and Havaldar Lalak Jan were awarded the highest military award Nishan-e-Haider for their remarkable services and exceptional bravery.
In Pakistan, a holiday will be observed on 6th September. Also, it is pertinent to mention here that traffic might be blocked or diverted to alternate routes especially in the Capital.