COAS Bajwa pays glowing tribute to Kargil War heroes
RAWALPINDI (92 News) – Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa has paid glowing tribute to Kargil War heroes Captain Karnal Sher Khan and Havaldar Lalak Jan saying that the martyrs wrote history with their blood against all odds.
It is worth mentioning here that Captain Karnal Sher Khan and Havaldar Lalak Jan embraced martyrdom at Gultari sector on the Line of Control (LoC) in 1999 during the Kargil conflict.
In a tweet message DG ISPR quoted the army chief as saying: “there is nothing more honourable than laying one’s life for defence of the motherland. Nation is proud of its gallant sons for valour and unwavering allegiance to defend the country, regardless of the cost.”
Glowing tribute to indomitable courage, devotion & exemplary leadership of Captain Karnal Sher Khan shaheed, Nishan-e-Haider & Havaldar Lalak Jan shaheed, Nishan-e-Haider, the war heroes from Sawabi, KPK and Ghizer, GB, who wrote history with their blood against all odds. (1/2)
— DG ISPR (@OfficialDGISPR) July 6, 2020
The 21st martyrdom anniversary of Kargil War Hero Havaldar Lalak Jan Shaheed, Nishan-e-Haider is being observed on Tuesday at his native village in Ghizer, Gilgit-Baltistan.
Wreath laying ceremony will be held to pay respect and homage to recall the pledge to safeguard Pakistan’s territorial integrity and sovereignty. Meanwhile, a ceremony will also be held at Nawan Kili Swabi to mark the martyrdom anniversary of Captain Karnal Sher Khan Shaheed.