Brazilian government confers coveted Order of Merit on COAS General Raheel Sharif

25 Nov, 2015 7:45 pm

RAWALPINDI (92 News) – The Brazilian government conferred the coveted Order of Merit on COAS General Raheel Sharif.

According to the ISPR, the Order of Merit was awarded in a special ceremony in recognition of his leadership for successful fight against multiple threats. Gen Raheel is the first Asian to have won this coveted Award.

The Brazilian government citation reads that Order of Merit being given to General Raheel Sharif for displaying remarkable courage to deal with the menace of terrorism, successfully leading the army in the face of multiple threats, giving hope to his nation against despondency and above all for his great efforts to promote peace and stability in the region.

COAS General Raheel Sharif, through his undaunting resolve, unflinching sincerity and impeccable professional commitment has become a leading figure in the world. His contribution to promote exemplary ties between Pakistan and Brazil in general and the two armies in particular are enormous and unprecedented.


Meanwhile, the COAS met Brazil’s Defence Minister and discussed Pak-Brazil relations, common security challenges warranting enhanced coordination level and forging strategic relations.

They also discussed security assistance for Brazil Olympics 2016. They resolve to benefit from each other’s anti-narcotic experience.

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