RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Thursday said peace in the country prevails due to the martyrs and ghazis of Pakistan, said the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR).
The army chief was speaking at an awards ceremony held at the General Headquarters (GHQ) in Rawalpindi.
The Sitara-e-Imtiaz was conferred on 32 military officers, while four officers and soldiers were awarded the UN Medal.
In the ceremony, where General Bajwa was the chief guest, two officers were awarded the Tamgha-e-Jurat and 33 officers and soldiers were given the Tamgha-e-Basalat.
The families of martyrs received awards from the army chief, who paid homage to their sacrifices for the country