Army Chief of Pakistan General Raheel Sharif on Wednesday became the first Asian ever to receive Brazil’s prestigious ‘Order of Merit’ award. Reportedly, Army Chief was awarded in a special ceremony in his honor. He received this award in recognition of his leadership and successful fight against terrorists and other threats. Noting this occasion DG ISPR LT-Gen Asim Bajwa on Twitter said,
A statement from the Government of Brazil read,
COAS was awarded Brazil’s coveted Award “Order of Merit” in a special ceremony in recognition of his leadership for successful fight against multiple threats. General Raheel is the first Asian to have been honored with this coveted award.
Order of merit has been given to General Raheel Shairf for displaying remarkable courage to deal with the menace of terrorism, successfully leading teha rmy in the face of multiple threats, giving hope to his nation against dismay and despondency and above all for his great efforts to promote peace and stability in the region. General Raheel Sharif through his undaunting resolve, unflinching sincerity and impeccable professional commitment has become a leading figure in the world. His contribution to promote exemplary ties between Pakistan and Brazil in general and the two armies in particular are enormous and unprecedented.
Army Chief General Raheel Sharif after finishing his visit to the U.S. headed to Brazil for a three-day tour. He met with Brazil’s Chief of Joint Staff Jose Carlos De Nardi who was quite appreciative of Pakistan’s achievement in her fight against terror. He also met with Brazilian Defense Minister. In all of his recent visits around the world, Army Chief General Raheel Sharif’s efforts have been most appreciated in Brazil. It is a proud moment for Pak Army and the nation as a whole. Hopefully, the civilian and military governments will expand their efforts to extend diplomatic relationships towards other countries and in doing so receive the same honors.You can follow us on Facebook, Twitter, or Google+ for more updates. Otherwise fill in the subscription box above, or subscribe to our RSS Feed.