GUJAR KHAN, Pakistan: The 73rd martyrdom anniversary of the first recipient of Nishan-e-Haider Captain Raja Muhammad Sarwar Shaheed was observed on Tuesday.
To pay tribute to the brave soldier, a wreath-laying ceremony was held at his village Sanghori in Gujar Khan.
Major General Shahid Nazir laid a floral wreath and offered Fateha on behalf of the Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa.
Captain Muhammad Sarwar Shaheed, who demonstrated indomitable courage and valor in defense of the motherland, embraced Shahadat at Tilpatra (Azad Kashmir) in 1948.
He holds the distinction of being the first recipient of Nishan-e-Haider, Pakistan’s highest military award.