Time could never heal or make us forget the school children who went to school and never came back, said Professor Dr Asghar Zaidi, the vice chancellor of Government College University Lahore (GCU), while addressing a walk organized in connection with the fifth anniversary of Army Public School (APS), Peshawar massacre.
Federal Ombudsperson for protection against harassment Kashmala Tariq also participated in the on-campus walk wide attended by teachers and students from the university’s clock tower to main gate.
Speaking on the occasion, Kashmala said that children and youth of Pakistan had failed the terrorists and they could not deter them from their journey to enlightenment. She along the vice chancellor also planted a tree on the university campus in the name of martyrs of APS, Peshawar
Vice Chancellor Professor Zaidi said pain and agony, they still felt, for attack on innocent school children in Peshawar could not be described in words. He announced establishing memorial garden for Army Public School, Peshawar martyrs on the new campus of GCU.
Kashmala Tariq and Professor Zaidi called upon the students to plant trees in the memory of the martyred school children. Later, one-minute silence was also observed by the participants of the walk in the memory of victims of APS Peshawar massacre.