Rawalpindi, November 08, 2023 – In a solemn ceremony, the funeral prayer of General Sawar Khan (Retired), the former Vice Chief of Army Staff, was conducted at the Army Graveyard in Rawalpindi. This significant event was attended by a multitude of dignitaries, led by General Asim Munir, Chief of Army Staff, along with a distinguished gathering of civil and military officials, senior retired Army officers, and the bereaved family, stated a press release by ISPR.
Rawalpindi, known for its military significance, witnessed the heartfelt farewell to a respected military figure, General Sawar Khan. The poignant gathering was marked by the presence of notable individuals, signifying the profound respect held for the departed General.
The participation of General Asim Munir, the Chief of Army Staff, added a poignant touch to the ceremony, highlighting the unity and solidarity within the military fraternity. The solemnity of the occasion was accentuated by the attendance of a large number of civil and military officials, reflecting the national recognition of General Sawar Khan’s contributions during his tenure.
The presence of senior retired Army officers was a testament to the enduring camaraderie among military personnel, paying their last respects to a comrade-in-arms.
Family members of the deceased General were also present, receiving the support and condolences of those who gathered to remember General Sawar Khan’s remarkable service to the nation.
This event not only marks a solemn farewell but also serves as a reminder of the profound commitment and sacrifices made by the men and women in uniform for the security and well-being of the nation of Pakistan.