LAHORE: The 45th martyrdom anniversary of Major Shabbir Sharif Shaheed was observed here on Tuesday, December 06.

Major Shabbir Sharif , the elder brother of Ex-COAS General (R) Raheel Sharif was martyred at Sulemanki Headworks  in the 1971 war. The Government of Pakistan awarded him with the highest Military Award Nishan-e-Haider on extraordinary Gallantry and for sacrificing his life  for the country.

A simple but graceful ceremony was held at his Mazar in Miani Sahib graveyard in Lahore on Tuesday.General Officer Commanding MajorGeneral Fida Hussain Malik was chief guest on the occasion,  who laid floral wreath and offered fateha on the Shaheed's grave. Jawans from Pak Army presented salute to the Shaheed's grave.

Former Chief of Army Staff General (R) Raheel Sharif along with his wife also laid floral wreath and offered Fateha on the Mazar.