LAHORE- The 43rd death anniversary of Major Shabbir Sharif Shaheed, was observed today.

A ceremony was held at his final resting place in Lahore today, where General Officer Commanding Fida Hussain and Major General Sajjad Ali laid a floral wreath on behalf of the Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif.

They offered Fateha and prayed for the departed soul. Major Shabbir Sharif was born at Kunjah in Gujrat district on April 28, 1943. He embraced martyrdom while fighting the enemy at the Sulemanki Sector during the Indo-Pak War of 1971. He was awarded the Nishan-e-Haidar for his courage and bravery.