Principal of Army Personnel (COAS) Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa has claimed Pakistan “owes [its] peace and security to the generous dedication as well as sacrifices” of its martyrs.
He made the remark throughout an investiture ceremony held at the General Headquarters in Rawalpindi, the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said in a statement on Tuesday.
Describing the martyrs the genuine heroes of the country, the army chief said, “there is no cause extra worthy than laying one’s life for protection of motherland as well as sacrifices of our martyrs won’t go [to] waste.”
Gen Bajwa provided honors on army workers for their acts of valor throughout operations as well as admirable services rendered to the nation, the ISPR declaration stated.
Elderly army officers, households of those obtaining awards, along with saints’ households participated in the ceremony, it claimed.
According to the statement, 47 policemans were granted Sitara-i-Imtiaz, while six police officers, seven junior commissioned policemans (JCOs) as well as 12 soldiers were awarded Tamgha-i-Basalat.
Medals that were granted to saints were gotten by their households, it additionally mentioned.
Exercise with Chinese troops concludes
Meanwhile, the closing ceremony of the two-week-long Joint Anti-Terrorist Exercise 2021 was hung on Monday at the National Counter Terrorism Centre, Pabbi, where the troops from China as well as Pakistani militaries took part in the drill. It was the very first armed forces workout carried out in Pakistan under the ambit of the Shanghai Collaboration Organisation’s Regional Anti Terrorism Framework, claimed a news release issued by the ISPR. The exercise concentrated on boosting collaboration and cohesiveness in combating international terrorism. The Chinese as well as Pakistani troops participated in the exercise as well as shared their experiences of capacity structure and cutting-edge methods and also approaches on arising innovations being utilized to respond to the developing risks.