April 13 , 2017
COAS confers awards on army personnel for gallantry
RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Wednesday conferred military awards to army personnel for acts of gallantry during operations, at an investiture ceremony held at the General Headquarters (GHQ).
A large number of military officials and relatives of Shuhada and Ghazis attended the ceremony. According to the Inter Services Public Relations, 33 officers were awarded Sitara-i-Imtiaz (Military), one officer was awarded Tamgha-e-Jurat and 35 officers and soldiers were awarded Tamgha-e-Bisalat.
Medals of Shuhada were received by their family members. Paying tribute to Shaheeds and Ghazis, the COAS said, "We owe peace and stability to the selfless devotion and sacrifices of these officers and soldiers who are our real heroes."