ISLAMABAD (APP) – Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Monday visited the residence of Colonel Sohail Abid, who was martyred during an anti-terrorist operation in Balochistan, and expressed his condolence with the bereaved family.

The prime minister offered Fateha for the departed soul and prayed for patience for the grieved family to bear the loss with equanimity.

He said that the Pakistan Army had rendered sacrifices to purge the country of terrorism, adding that the brave sons like Colonel Sohail Abid were a source of pride for the whole nation.

PM Abbasi went on to say that the name of Col Sohail Abid along with other sons of the soil, who had set an unprecedented history of valour for the country’s defence, would be written in golden words.