Attacks on military installations, memorials of martyrs & respects of the martyrs are intolerable: COAS Syed Asim Munir
Says sacrifices of martyrs & services of Ghazis are our valuable asset
Announces to celebrate ‘Youm-e-Takreem-e-Shuhada-e-Pakistan’ on Thursday
RAWALPINDI ( Web News )
Award distribution ceremony in honor of martyrs and veterans was held at General Headquarters (GHQ) in Rawalpindi on Monday.
Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Hafiz Syed Asim Munir Ahmed Shah conferred military awards on the officers and troops of Pakistan Army for their bravery and outstanding service to the nation during operations.
51 officers were awarded the Sitara-i-Imtiaz (Military), 22 officers and Jawans were awarded Tamgha-e-Basalat and two Jawans were awarded special medals of the United Nations.
A large number of senior officers of Pakistan Army and families of martyrs participated in the ceremony.
Speaking on the occasion, Army Chief General Syed Asim Munir said we are living in a free land due to great sacrifices rendered by the martyrs.
He said sacrifices of martyrs and services of Ghazis are our valuable asset. He said Pakistan Army as an institution always remembers martyrs and their bereaved families.
The Army Chief said every soldier and officer of the Pakistan Army puts his duties and responsibilities first, regardless of regional, linguistic, and political prejudices. He said a strong army guarantees the security and unity of the country.
Condemning recent attacks on military installations, memorials of martyrs and respects of the martyrs, he said such incidents are intolerable.
The Army Chief announced to celebrate “Youm-e-Takreem-e-Shuhada-e-Pakistan” on Thursday.