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Armed Forces are pride of nation: Ambassador Masood Khan

A condolence meeting was held at the Embassy of Pakistan Washington to pay tribute to those officers and official of the Pak Army who embraced martyrdom in the Lasbela Helicopter crash on August 01, 2022.

Addressing the gathering on the occasion, Pakistan Ambassador to the United Stated Masood Khan said that the history of the armed forces was full of unparalleled sacrifices for the country.

He said our armed forces have always been at the forefront whenever the country has faced any challenge; may that be an external threat, internal challenge or any natural calamity.

The Ambassador said that Lt Gen Sarfraz Ali Shaheed with his professionalism and character has left behind a rich legacy and an example to be emulated.

Masood Khan said that besides his sterling professionalism, sagacity and vision as a General, he was extremely humane and kind-hearted person who always helped the needy.

He paid glowing tributes to other heroic personnel who embraced martyrdom in the crash.

Defence Attache Brig Nauman Manzoor speaking on the occasion also paid tribute to the late general and highlighted his services for the nation.

He said that the martyrs of the armed forces were the pride of the forces.

A message of condolence was also sent from the Embassy to the bereaved families.

The assembly offered Fateha for the departed souls. 

Six officers including Lt Gen Sarfraz Ali Shaheed, Maj Gen Amjad Hanif Shaheed, Brig Muhammad Khalid Shaheed, Major Saeed Ahmad Shaheed, Major Talha Manan Shaheed and a soldier Naik Mudassir Fayyaz embraced Shahadat in a helicopter crash during flood operation in Lasbela district of Balochistan.   

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