Rajouri: Zila Sainik Welfare Board Rajouri today celebrated the Armed Forces Flag Day.
District Statistics and Evaluation Officer, Bilal Rashid, who is also holding the charge of Zila Sainik Welfare Officer, pinned a token Flag on the self of Deputy Commissioner Rajouri Mohammad Nazir Sheikh* Additional Deputy Commissioner Sher Singh and Assistant Commissioner Revenue, *Mohammad Ashraf* on the occasion.
The Officers/officials also made contributions towards the Armed Forces Flag Day Fund.
While speaking on the occasion, Zila Sainik Welfare Officer, said that Armed Forces Flag Day is an important occasion for remembering the soldiers who sacrificed their lives for protecting the territorial integrity of the nation.
The Zila Sainik Welfare Officer also appealed Public & all stakeholders to contribute in Armed Force Flag day fund to honour the sacrifices made by the valiant soldiers in the line of Duty and to help their families.
He reiterated that the funds collected on Flag Day are used for the welfare of serving personnel and ex servicemen and also to rehabilitate battle casualties.
He also informed that, Zila Sainik Welfare Board is always ready to facilitate the families of Armed Force personnel, to settle their issues and for redressal of their grievances. He also intimated that shortly a Workshop shall be organised to discuss various issues of Retired Army personnel, so that the same may be highlighted before concerned quarters.