The Sindh government will provide free plots in Defence Housing Authority (DHA), Karachi to the heirs of soldiers who have lost their lives in the ongoing war against terrorism.
President Asif Ali Zardari directed the provincial government to allot 1,000 acres of land in DHA phase 9 for the purpose, according to a source. The provincial government has received the letter and has started taking action, the source added. More than 3,000 soldiers have lost their lives in the war against terrorism, in their efforts to counter militancy and extremism across Pakistan, especially in the tribal areas.
Published in The Express Tribune, March 15th, 2012.