Altaf Hamid Rao.
Rawalpindi/ MIRPUR (AJK), (Parliament Times) : Prime Minister Azad Jammu and Kashmir Sardar Tanveer Ilyas Khan on Wednesday attended the funeral prayers of the officers of the Pakistan army who embraced martyrdom during a helicopter crash in Baluchistan a day before yesterday.
On the occasion, the PM termed the sacrifices of army officers and soldiers as a great asset for the nation. He said that the Pakistan armed forces have been the guarantors of the country’s ideological and geographical frontiers. He said that at this crucial point of time the core commander Quetta and his colleagues sacrificed their own lives for the people of Balochistan.“Corps Commander Quetta, Lieutenant General Sarfraz Ali, Director General of Pakistan Coast Guards, Major General Amjad Hanif Sati, Brigadier Muhammad Khalid, Major Saeed Ahmed, Major Muhammad Talha Manan and Naik Mudassar Fayyaz have sacrificed their lives for a noble cause”, he said.
Their sacrifices for a human cause, he said, would be written in golden words in the annals of the country’s history. Extending his heartfelt condolences to the bereaved families, the PM AJK said that the Pak Army has created a new history of sacrifice.“The people of Kashmir have always held the Pakistan Army close to their hearts because of their sacrifices”, the PM said adding that like Major General Amjad Hanif, every Kashmiri child was ready for the security and defense of Pakistan.