Armed Forces Veterans Day observed at Kupwara


Armed Forces Veterans Day observed at Kupwara

KUPWARA, JANUARY 14: The Zila Sainik Welfare Office Kupwara today celebrated Armed Forces Veterans Day to honour the sacrifice of veterans in serving the nation.

The Deputy Commissioner (DC) Kupwara, Imam Din who is also Chairman Zila Sainik Welfare Board presided over the function.

Zila Sainik Welfare Officer, Javaid Ahmad Zargar; prominent veterans and Widows of the district participated in the celebration.

Addressing the function, the DC emphasized the role of army veterans towards the service of the nation and highlighted the welfare measures taken by the district administration from time to time for the development and welfare of ex-servicemen of the district.

On the occasion, the DC urged all the participants for implementation of Covid appropriate behaviour including usage of masks, hand hygiene and maintaining of social distance.

The Zila Sainik Welfare Officer also spoke and highlighted the activities of the office.

Prizes were also distributed among the widows and veterans at the occasion.