MULTAN - Corps Commander Lt Gen Shafqaat Ahmad has said that the sacrifices rendered by the martyrs not only gives life to the nation but also brings pride to the parents and institution.
“That’s why we never forget our martyrs and their heirs,” he added while talking to the family members of Maj Zakaul Haq Shaheed at his residence in Chowk Sarwar Shaheed. Maj Zaka embraced martyrdom in Gayari sector of Siachin and the Corps Commander went to his home to condole the family. The Commander said that it was not just Pakistan Army that was proud of Maj Zaka Shaheed but entire area. He said that the martyrs sent out a strong message to the enemy that the passion the sons of this soil possessed for the defence of homeland was even higher than the mountains. “I salute to the father and family members of the Shaheed who are ready to give any sacrifice even yet,” he added.
Talking to the Corps Commander, Maj Zaka Shaheed’s father said that he was thankful to Pakistan Army and the residents of his area, who supported family throughout this phase. The wife of Corps Commander condoled with the mother and widow of Maj Zakaul Haq Shaheed and asked them not to consider them alone as Allah and Pakistan Army were with them.