Honouring Second Lt Abdul Moeed: Hospital ward named after martyred soldier


VEHARI: To honour the sacrifice of Shaheed Second Lieutenant Abdul Mooed, Punjab government announced on Wednesday to name a medical ward in Vehari after the martyred soldier.

The newly-constructed medical ward of District Headquarters Hospital Vehari has been named as ‘Second Lieutenant Abdul Moeed Shaheed Medical Ward’.

On December 12, 2017, Inter Services Public Relations informed that Second Lieutenant Abdul Moeed and Sepoy Basharat were martyred after terrorists fired on their vehicle from the surrounding mountains in North Waziristan.

Twenty-one-year-old Moeed hailed from Burewala, Vehari and had recently graduated from the Pakistan Military Academy (PMA), Kakul.

Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa stated that “Freedom isn’t free, it costs sons of the soil. Freedom that we enjoy today is owed to so many such bravehearts. Salute to our Martyrs,” said a tweet sent out by DG ISPR Major General Asif Ghafoor.

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