Damascus, SANA- Upon the directives of the Commander-in-Chief of the Army and Armed forces, President Bashar al-Assad, the Chief of the General Staff of the Army and Armed Forces, General Abdul Karim Mahmoud Ibrahim visited Saturday the Directorate of Martyrs, Wounded and Missing Affairs on the occasion of Martyrs Day.
General Ibrahim, who was accompanied by a number of officers, inspected the progress of work at the directorate and the services provided to the families of the martyrs, wounded ,and the missing persons.
The directorate’s cadres briefed on the General Ibrahim on the work mechanism there.
He praised the efforts made by the directorate’s cadres to secure and facilitate the services to the families of the martyrs, wounded and the missing persons.
General Ibrahim also visited the Martyrs’ Sons and Daughters Schools , and stressed the need to provide the full care and great attention to the sons and daughters of the martyrs, whose parents sacrificed their souls to defend their homeland.
Also on this occasion, the commanders of the military regions visited the cemeteries of the martyrs and placed wreaths on behalf of President al-Assad at memorials there and recited verses of Quran for the rest of their souls.