Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa has said nothing is nobler than laying one's life in defence of the motherland.
He said this while paying tribute to martyrs Lieutenant Khawar Shaheed and Naik Shahzad Shaheed, who embraced martyrdom in Janikehl area of Bannu on Thursday.
Qamar Javed Bajwa said that we salute our martyrs and our life and blood is for Pakistan.
Meanwhile, funeral prayer of the martyred soldiers were offered in Peshawar on Friday.
Corps Commander Lieutenant General Nazir Ahmed Butt, Commander Army Air Defence Command Lieutenant General Zahid Latif and other senior serving Civil and military officers and soldiers attended the funeral prayer.
Bodies of martyrs will be taken to their native areas where they will be buried with full military honour.