RAWALPINDI: A ceremony was held to honour the martyrs and soldiers of the Pakistan armed forces, the military’s media wing Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said on Thursday.
Sixteen martyrs and 21 soldiers were bestowed with Tamgha-e-Basalat at the event, which was attended by senior military officials and families of the award recipients, the ISPR statement said.
Seventy-six officers were awarded Sitara-e-Imtiaz Military and 110 officers were awarded Tamgha-e-Imtiaz Military.
Commander Rawalpindi Corps Lieutenant-General Nadeem Raza was the chief guest at the ceremony. He paid tribute to the martyrs and the services rendered by them in the cause of the motherland.