Former naval chief Muhammad Sharif passes away

Retired admiral laid to rest with full military honours in Islamabad

​ Our Correspondent April 28, 2020
Retired admiral Muhammad Sharif laid to rest with full military honours. PHOTO: EXPRESS

ISLAMABAD: Former chief of naval staff admiral Muhammad Sharif passed away on Tuesday and was laid to rest with full military honours in Islamabad.

Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi including other retired and incumbent military officials attended the funeral prayer.

According to a Pakistan Navy spokesperson, Sharif has the honor of being the first four-star admiral of the Pakistan Navy and he had also served as the chairman joint chiefs of staff committee, the post in theory is the highest military position since the CJCSC is technically head of the three armed forces.

The naval chief paid homage to the services of former admiral.

The spokesperson said, floral wreaths were laid on behalf of CJCSC General Nadeem Raza and other army officials at the grave of former admiral.

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