Tribute paid to Kargil war hero on 23rd martyrdom anniversary

By: News Desk
Published: 04:10 PM, 5 Jul, 2022
Tribute paid to Kargil war hero on 23rd martyrdom anniversary
Caption: A view of the ceremony at Swabi.
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President Dr Arif Alvi and Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif on Tuesday paid tribute to Captain Karnal Sher Khan for his valour and bravery on the 23rd anniversary of his martyrdom.

In their separate messages, the president and the prime minister said the sacrifice of the national hero, also the recipient of the highest gallantry award Nishan-e-Haider, would always be remembered.

President Dr Arif Alvi said the nation was indebted to the immense sacrifices rendered by the martyred soldiers for the sovereignty of their motherland.

PM Sharif said the nation paid rich tribute to Kargil war hero Captain Karnal Sher Khan on his 23rd martyrdom anniversary.

“The mountains of Kargil may not have seen such an act of valour when he led his troops to clear a vital position as the enemy bullets rained.” he tweeted.

Meanwhile, 23rd martyrdom anniversary of Captain Karnal Sher Khan Shaheed, Nishan-e-Haider was observed on Tuesday at his native town Swabi (KP). 

Major General Adil Yamin Inspector General Frontier Constabulary Khyber Pakhtunkhwa laid floral wreath at Captain Karnal Sher Khan Shaheed’s mausoleum. 

A smartly turned out contingent of Pakistan Army presented guard of honour. Various people from different walks of life, civil and military officials and relatives of shaheed attended the wreath laying ceremony.