RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff (COAS), General Raheel Sharif conferred military awards to Army personnel, for acts of gallantry, in ongoing Operation Zarb-e-Azb in an investiture ceremony, held at General Headquarters (GHQ) on Thursday.

A large number of military officials and relatives of martyrs and ghazis attended the ceremony.

During the ceremony, 35 officers and soldiers were awarded Tamgha-e-Bisalat, 35 officers were awarded Sitara-i-Imtiaz (Military), and five officers and soldiers were awarded United Nations (UN) Medal. Medals of Shuhada were received by their family members. After the ceremony, COAS interacted with wards of Shahuada and spent time with them.