President of Republic reiterates covenant with martyrs on anniversary of First Martyr

Bir-Lahlou, 09 March 2020 (SPS) - The President of the Republic, the Secretary-General of the Polisario Front, Mr. Brahim Ghali, renewed the pledge to continue the path of martyrs who have sacrificed their pure souls in order to complete sovereignty over the entire national territory, on the occasion of the national day of the fall of the first martyr of the Sahrawi revolution, Al-Bashir Lahlawi, who died in the Battle of Hassi Matalla against the Spanish colonial forces, on 08 March 1974.

The President of the Republic pointed out that this immortal day marks an eternal memory in the contemporary struggle of the Sahrawi people, the memory of the fall of the first martyr of the Sahrawi revolution, adding that this anniversary brings together the meanings and significance of martyrdom, sacrifice and the struggle for noble values and ideals.

“We all pause for reverence, appreciation and respect for the souls of all the martyr women and men of the national cause who have smeared the soil of the homeland with their pure and innocent blood, to renew to them the pledge of continuing the path of struggle and resistance until the completion of the march they had started, which will continue until our people enjoys its full legitimate rights to freedom and independence,” said the President of the Republic. (SPS)