Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif on Thursday conferred military awards on army personnel for acts of gallantry in the ongoing Operation Zarb-e-Azb in an investiture ceremony held at General Headquarters.
A large number of military officials and relatives of martyred soldiers and injured armymen attended the ceremony.
Thirty-five officers and soldiers were awarded Tamgha-e-Bisalat, 35 officers Sitar-e-Imtiaz and five officers and soldiers were awarded United Nations (UN) Medal.
Medals of Shuhada (martyrs) were received by their family members.
After the ceremony, the army chief interacted with wards of the martyred soldiers and spent time with them.