Capital’s colleges, schools renamed after martyrs of APS

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APS martyrs remembered on second anniversary

ISLAMABAD, Dec 27 (APP): Ministry of Capital Administration and Development Division(CADD) has been issued notification for renaming of 122 colleges and schools of the federal Capital after the names of martyrs of Peshawar Army Public School (APS).

The titles of these colleges and schools have been renamed after the names of the martyrs of APS, said Federal Secretary CADD, Khalid Hanif.

Talking to APP he said, the initiative was aimed at making the memory of these children to last long and outlive the tragic incident that ended their lives by forces of hate and ignorance.

Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif was gave approval to rename the 122 schools and colleges of Islamabad after the names of children killed in the Army Public School attack to commemorate the sacrifice rendered by the young martyrs.

The Prime Minister, in his message has said that the act of renaming educational institutes was to pay tributes to  martyrs of the deadly attack.