First Ever Sikh Officer To Be Commissioned in Pakistan Army
Major Harcharn Singh is the first-ever Sikh officer to be commissioned in Pakistan Army. Singh who was born in Nankana Sahib which is also the birthplace of Guru Nanak, founder of Sikh religion.
Major Harcharn Singh is the first ever sikh to have been inducted in to Pak Army as commissioned officer. Pakistan Army is symbol of national integration and respect rights of minorities. pic.twitter.com/aL9jpkvFZ6
— Brigadier Masud Ahmad Khan – Retd (@MasudAKhan6) July 15, 2019
Since Singh`s induction into the Pakistan Army, he has received immense applaud for serving with the armed forces. Singh`s pictures have made rounds on social media time and again.
It was back in 2017 when DG ISPR, Major General Asif Ghafoor conveyed felicitation messages from the Chief of Army Staff on twitter.
Congrats to Maj Harcharn Singh, Sikh officer of Pak Army on his wedding. COAS conveys message of felicitation to the couple. (1 of 2) pic.twitter.com/w0DAdN1dhZ
— DG ISPR (@OfficialDGISPR) December 3, 2017
Those active on social media platform congratulated Singh on this auspicious occasion.
Congratulations to major Harcharn singh, the Sikh officer of Pak army on his wedding! a number of Pak army's officers also attended the wedding! #PakistanZindabad ? we are united! pic.twitter.com/6d3uWXYbSB
— Ihtisham ul Haq (@iihtishamm) December 3, 2017
Singh was commissioned in 2007 after graduating from Pakistan Military Academy 116th long course from 2005 to 2007.
Pakistani Sikh community has always been at the forefront of serving the country may it be officers like Harcharn Singh or other Sikhs who contribute towards the well being of those around them.
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