To pay homage to Major Shabbir Sharif Shaheed, Nishan-e-Haider for supreme sacrifice in the line of duty, a wreath-laying ceremony was held at monument of Shaheed at Lahore.
According to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), Major General Raza Aizad laid a Floral wreath on behalf of General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of Army staff (COAS).
The ceremony was attended by relatives of Shaheed.
The 49th martyrdom Day of 1971 war hero, Major Shabbir Sharif Shaheed Nishan-e-Haider is being observed today.
He was awarded Nishan-e-Haider, Pakistan’s highest military gallantry award, for his valor and bravery during the 1971 war.
Pakistan Army has paid glowing tribute to Maj. Shabbir Sharif Shaheed, who was also a recipient of Sword from Pakistan Military Academy Kakul and Honour and Sitara-e-Jurat in 1965.
The Director-General ISPR, in a Tweet, said that Major Shabbir Sharif was a symbol of valor and patriotism.
His heroic actions in the 1965 and 1971 wars remind us that it’s not numbers but faith, devotion and courage in adversity that make nations triumph.