A tribute has been paid to the 1971 War hero Major Akram Shaheed, Nishan-e-Haider, on the occasion of his martyrdom anniversary, which was observed on March 31 (ISPR).
Nation pays homage to Major Muhammad Akram Shaheed, Nishan-e-Haider on his 50th Martyrdom Anniversary for his supreme sacrifice . The Hero of Battle of Hilli during 1971 War will always be remembered for his resolve and courage against all odds.
— DG ISPR (@OfficialDGISPR) December 4, 2021
The Director General of the ISPR posted a message on Twitter, which was shared with the hashtag “Our Martyrs, Our Heroes,” to pay tribute to Major Akram Shaheed for his supreme sacrifice.
Major Akram Shaheed was born on April 4, 1938, in Gujrat, and joined the Pakistan Army as a non-commissioned officer before being promoted to the rank of 2nd Lieutenant in the Frontier Force Regiment.
He served as a Captain in the 1965 Indo-Pak September War, during which he was responsible for the successful conduct of several military operations against the Indian Army.
Major Akram Shaheed made the ultimate sacrifice during the 1971 war with India, while defending the motherland in the Zafarwal sector of the country.
Nishan-e-Haider, the highest military decoration, was bestowed upon Major Akram Shaheed after his death in recognition of his valiant and courageous actions against the enemy.