RAWALPINDI, Pakistan: The 62nd martyrdom anniversary of Major Tufail Mohammad Shaheed Nishan-e-Haider is being observed on Saturday.
To pay homage to supreme sacrifice in the line of duty, a wreath laying ceremony was held at shaheed’s native town Vehari in Punjab, according to the Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR).
The ISPR said that the floral wreath was laid on behalf of the Chief of Army staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa.
A smartly turned out contingent of the Pakistan army presented a guard of honour.
Meanwhile, Pakistan army paid tribute to the bravery and resilience of Major Tufail Mohammad Shaheed.
In a Tweet, the Director General ISPR Major General Babar Iftikhar said that despite being mortally wounded during combat, he completed the mission and embraced martyrdom setting a noble precedence of valour and determination.