New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi Sunday praised the Indian Armed Forces on the occasion of Armed Forces Flag Day and appealed to the citizens of the country to donate for the welfare of the forces.

Modi praises armed forces on Flag Day
Narendra Modi

"On Armed Forces Flag Day, I appeal to all of you to generously donate towards the welfare of our Armed Forces, who serve our nation day and night," Modi said in a statement.

"Our Armed Forces have always risen to the occasion and performed every duty with a patriotic spirit. Their selfless dedication is outstanding," the statement added.