ISLAMABAD: Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan on Tuesday announced a medal for Quetta’s Bomb Disposal Squad (BDS) official Abdul Razzak, who embraced martyrdom while defusing a bomb a few days back. The minister also announced financial compensation for the martyr’s family, according to a press release. Nisar acknowledged the professionalism and courage of the martyred official and said such officials were the source of pride for all police personnel and a role model for them. He added that no medal or financial assistance could be the substitute for anyone’s life but the country was bound to acknowledge sacrifices rendered by its valiant personnel.
Published in The Express Tribune, February 22nd, 2017.