Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education (BISE) organised a candle light vigil in memory of martyrs of Army Public School (APS) Peshawar as the 7th anniversary of the tragedy was observed on Thursday.
Chairperson BISE Dr Tayyabah Shaheen along with staff lighted the candles at the BISE Complex and said that APS massacre was a worst example of barbarism, which exposed the nefarious and wicked designs of terrorists.
She said that sacrifices of APS martyrs would be remembered forever and the nation would never allow terrorists to highjack Pakistan for their evil interests. Later, a special prayer was offered for the martyrs.
Secretary BISE Prof Saleem Taqi, Controller Examinations Shehnaz Alvi, Students’ Welfare Officer Dr Babar Dogar, PRO Taimoor Lodhi, Sajid Naqvi and others were present on the occasion.
Punjab cities held different events in remembrance of the schoolchildren martyred seven years ago in Peshawar. Several organisations held ceremonies and called for end to terrrorism.
Published in The Express Tribune, December 17th, 2021.