While visiting the household of Shaheed Captain Basit Ali in his native village near Haripur in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (Ok-P), Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Thursday reiterated the agency resolve of the armed forces towards enemies of Pakistan, in line with the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR).
On July 13, the 25-year-old captain was amongst two safety personnel who embraced martyrdom throughout clashes with terrorists in Zewa space of Kurram tribal district.
Three terrorists had been additionally killed throughout the “area sanitisation operation” within the space, the army’s media wing stated in an announcement.
During intense change of fireplace with terrorists, Captain Basit and Sepoy Hazrat Bilal, a 22-year-old resident of Orakzai embraced martyrdom, the assertion added.
On the second day of Eidul Azha, the COAS, alongside along with his spouse, visited the household of the captain. General Qamar prayed for the departed soul and supplied Fateha, the ISPR added.
While interacting with the household of Shaheed, in line with the ISPR, the military chief stated that nothing is bigger than laying down one’s life for the defence of the nation. “Entire nation is proud of the ultimate sacrifices rendered by our national heroes,” the COAS was quoted as saying by the ISPR.
He additionally reiterated the agency resolve of the armed forces towards enemies of Pakistan.
General Qamar had additionally spent the primary day of Eidul Azha with military troops stationed near Pak-Afghan worldwide border in Kurram district of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa.
The ISPR in an announcement stated that Gen Qamar lauded the military formation for expeditious fencing within the space of accountability alongside the Pak-Afghan border and reiterated the army’s agency resolve to make sure safety alongside borders within the face of evolving challenges.
“We are ever ready to defend Pakistan against all the threats and at all costs,” the army’s media wing quoted Gen Qamar as saying.
While interacting with troops and sharing Eid greetings, the military chief appreciated their excessive morale and unflinching resolve to defend the motherland.
He expressed full satisfaction over operational preparedness of the formation and efficient measures in place for border safety.