LAHORE: Prime Minister (PM) Nawaz Sharif visited the monument of Major Aziz Bhatti Shaheed, Nishan-e-Haider, at Bedian in Lahore today (Sunday).
PM laid a floral wreath and offered Fateha at the monument.
Later, PM Nawaz met with the family members of Major Aziz Bhatti Shaheed and also the local people. He was accompanied by Defense Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif.
Major Aziz Bhatti had embraced martyrdom near BRB canal while defending the motherland in 1965 war.
Later, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif visited the residence of martyred Punjab Home Minister Shuja Khanzada in Lahore and condoled with his family members. Prime Minister also offered Fateha for the departed soul. He lauded services of Khanzada.
Khanzada was martyred in a terrorist attack in Attock last month.
Separately, Guard of honour ceremony was also conducted on the grave of Major Shabbir Sharif Shaheed and was attended by his son and other relatives.
DOC 11 division Major General Fida Hussain and senior army officials were also present in the ceremony.
Floral wreath was placed on Major Shabbir Sharif Shaheed’s grave and Fateha was offered.