RAWALPINDI (Aencies): The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), General Syed Asim Munir, conferred military awards upon Army personnel in recognition of their gallantry during operations and meritorious services to the nation. The Investiture ceremony was held at the General Headquarters.

The ceremony was attended by a large number of senior Army officers and families of the awardees. The officers and soldiers were awarded medals including Sitara-I-Imtiaz (Military) and Tamgha-I-Basalat. Medals of Shuhada were received by their family members, according to an Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) news release.

In his address, the COAS paid tribute to the Shuhada (martyrs) and Ghazis, stating, “There is nothing more noble than laying one’s life for the defence of the motherland and the sacrifices of our martyrs strengthen our resolve to fight with utmost dedication and spirit of sacrifice.”

General Munir also praised the brave families of the Shuhada for their high spirits and the sacrifices they have made. He emphasized that the Shuhada and Ghazis are national heroes, and the nation owes its independence and security to the sacrifices of its valiant warriors. He further added, “Our Shuhada are, indeed, the beacons of hope and resilience for the nation.”

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