RAWALPINDI - Army chief General Qamar Jawed Bajwa has set a new precedence on the eve of the Defence and Martyrs day in Pakistan.
He and his wife on Thursday visited the family of martyred police sub-inspector Abbas.
Breaking the tradition he himself along with his family visited the home of the martyred police officer.
Director General Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) Major General Asif Ghafoor shared a video of their visit and said that the army chief lauded their great sacrifice for the nation and that of all martyrs of Pakistan.
“There isn’t any other sacrifice greater than one’s life. Our lives are dedicated to Pakistan,” General Bajwa said.
In the video, the martyred sub-inspector's mother thanked the army chief and his wife for visiting and said she is proud that her son died for the country.
Further, the martyred policeman’s son, who is also serving in the police , thanked General Bajwa for visiting and acknowledging his father’s sacrifice.
I am proud that my father sacrificed his life while fighting against the enemies of the country, he said.