Armed Forces are pride of nation: Ambassador Masood Khan


A condolence meeting was held at the Embassy of Pakistan Washington DC to pay tribute to the dedication, commitment and courage of those officers and official of Pak Army who embraced martyrdom in Lasbella Helicopter crash on August 01, 2022 while performing their duties in extremely challenging circumstances.

The assembly paid tribute to Lt Gen Sarfraz Ali Shaheed, Maj Gen Amjad Hanif Shaheed, Brig Muhammad Khalid Shaheed, Major Saeed Ahmad Shaheed, Major Talha Manan Shaheed and Naik Mudassir Fayyaz for their ultimate sacrifice while serving their countrymen in distress.

Addressing the gathering on the occasion, Pak Ambassador to the United Stated Masood Khan said that the history of armed forces was full of unparalleled sacrifices for the country.

“Our officers and personnel of the armed forces have been making us proud with their sacrifices. They have always been at the forefront whenever the country has faced any challenge; may that be external threat, internal challenge or any natural calamity”, the Ambassador observed.

The Ambassador said that Lt Gen Sarfraz Ali Shaheed with his professionalism and character has left behind a rich legacy and an example to be emulated. He proved his mettle through his leadership qualities and capabilities. He always led from the front, the Ambassador continued.

Ambassador Masood Khan said that he knew Lt Gen Sarfraz Ali Shaheed personally. Besides his close contact while the martyred general was serving as Defence Attaché at the Embassy of Pakistan Washington DC, he also got a chance to meet him while he was serving as Commandant Command and Staff College and Commander Southern Command in Quetta. —PR


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