LAHORE: Today 46th death anniversary of Major Shabbir Sharif (Nishan-e Haider) was observed. 

Major Shabir Sharif is the only Pakistan army officer who received both the Nishan-e-Haider and Sitara-e-Jurat for his bravery. He was killed during the 1971 Pakistan-India war. 

COAS General Raheel Sharif (retd) along with family members paid a visit to the grave of Major Shabbir Sharif , NH, laid floral wreath and offered Fateha.  Shabbir Sharif was elder brother of General Raheel Sharif. Quran Khawani for the departed soul was held in the morning.