RAWALPINDI: At least 75 Army personnel were awarded high military awards on Thursday in a ceremony held at General Headquarters in Rawalpindi.
Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif conferred military awards to Army personnel, for acts of gallantry, in ongoing Operation Zarb-e-Azb in an investiture ceremony, said an Inter-Services Public Relations press release.
A large number of military officials and relatives of Shuhada and Ghazis attended the ceremony. 35 officers and soldiers were awarded TAMGHA-E-BISALAT, 35 officers were awarded SITARA-I-IMTIAZ (military), and five officers and soldiers were awarded United Nations (UN) Medal. Medals of Shuhada were received by their family members. After the ceremony, COAS interacted with wards of martyrs and spent time with them.