RAWALPINDI (92 News) – An investiture ceremony was held at General Headquarters Rawalpindi on Thursday.
Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa conferred military awards on Army personnel for acts of gallantry during operations.
A large number of military officials and relatives of Shuhada / Ghazis attended the ceremony. As many as 32 officers were awarded Sitara-e-Imtiaz (Military), two officers were awarded Tamgha-e-Jurat, 33 officers / soldiers were awarded Tamgha-e-Bisalat and four officers / soldiers were awarded United Nations (UN) medals.
The medals of Shuhada were received by their family members.
Paying rich tribute to Shaheeds and Ghazis, COAS said that Pakistan is heading to peace day by day due to sacrifices of the martyrs.
He said that some people want to harm sovereignty of the country from inside and abroad.
“A new movement has surfaced soon after restoration of peace in the FATA. However, the enemies will not succeed,” he said. “I salute the relatives of all martyrs.”
The COAS said that Pakistan has defeated terrorists. He said that good days are ahead for the country.