ISLAMABAD, Dec 16 (APP):President Dr. Arif Alvi Sunday said the sacrifices of innocent students and teachers of Army Public
School (APS) Peshawar had awakened and united the whole nation.

On 4th anniversary of the APS tragedy, the President in his message said, the APS was not only a
national tragedy, but also a day to renew the pledge towards the motherland. The nation should vow that
it would be ready for every sacrifice to face extremism in the country, he added.
The President prayed for the `Shuhadah’ of the APS and the bereaved families to bear their losses
with equanimity.
He observed that the nation would always remember the great sacrifices of the APS `Shuhadah’
and their families.
The whole nation also acknowledged the huge sacrifices rendered by the armed forces and other
law enforcement agencies in their successful campaigns to root out terrorism.