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Thursday Sep 28 2017

PM Abbasi visits family of martyred Lt Arsalan, offers condolences

PM Shahid Khaqan Abbasi extends condolences to the relatives of Lieutenant Arsalan Alam at his residence in Murree. — Geo News

MURREE: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Wednesday visited family of martyred Lieutenant Arsalan Alam and offered his condolences to them.

The 22-year-old officer, from Gehl village in Murree, was martyred on Sunday while commanding a post in Rajgal Valley, which borders Afghanistan. The post came under fire from the Afghan side.

The prime minister hailed the martyred officer for his valour and extended his heartfelt sympathies to the bereaved relatives.

Abbasi also interacted with locals at Lieutenant Arsalan's residents and assured them that soon their village will be provided gas. He said the Gehl-Dhanda road will be named after the martyred officer.

The premier said the government school for women in the village will also be named after Lieutenant Arsalan Alam.