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COAS Asim Munir confers military awards upon Army personnel for gallantry during operations

COAS Asim Munir confers military awards upon Army personnel for gallantry during operations
May 13, 2024 Web Desk

RAWALPINDI (92 News) - An investiture ceremony was held at General Headquarters, Rawalpindi on Monday.

According to a press release issued by the ISPR, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Syed Asim Munir, NI (M), conferred military awards upon Army personnel for their acts of gallantry during operations and meritorious services rendered to the nation.

A large number of senior Army officers and families of awardees attended the ceremony. Officers and soldiers were awarded medals including Sitara-i-Imtiaz (Military) and Tamgha-i-Basalat. Medals of Shuhada were received by their family members.

Paying rich tribute to Shuhada and Ghazis, the COAS said that there is nothing more noble than laying one’s life for defence of motherland and the sacrifices of our martyrs strengthen our resolve to fight with utmost dedication and spirit of sacrifice. He also lauded brave families of Shuhada for their high spirits and sacrifices rendered by them.

The COAS said that Shuhada and Ghazis are our national heroes and the nation owes its independence and security to the sacrifices of its valiant warriors. "Our Shuhada are, indeed, the beacons of hope and resilience for the nation," he added.