Nation pays tribute to sacrifices rendered by martyrs: PM Shehbaz

Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif on Wednesday visited the house of Commander 12 Corps, Lt. Gen. Sarfaraz Ali Shaheed, who was martyred in the Lasbella helicopter accident.

The Prime Minister offered Fateha for the Lt Gen Sarfaraz Ali Shaheed and expressed his condolences to the family of the martyr.

Minister for Defence Khawaja Muhammad Asif and Minister for Information and Broadcasting Marriyum Aurangzeb also accompanied the Prime Minister.

Speaking on the occasion, the Prime Minister said our martyrs are our pride. He said the officers and jawans of Pakistan Army never hesitated to sacrifice their lives for the protection of this country.

Shehbaz Sharif said whether it is a war against terrorism or a natural calamity, Pakistan Army always entered the field as defender of the nation.

 He said the entire nation including me pays tribute to our martyrs for their sacrifices.

Earlier, the Prime Minister had also visited house of Major Talha Manan Shaheed on August 14 to condole with his family.

Raja Furqan Ahmed

Raja Furqan Ahmed is the News Editor of The Pakistan Daily.

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