Tribute paid to Kargil war hero on 23rd martyrdom anniversary
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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.
“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.
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.