PM Imran Khan appreciates role of Malik Adnan who tried to save Sri Lankan citizen’s life in Sialkot.
In a tweet today [Sunday], Prime Minister Imran Khan appreciated and acknowledged the role of a citizen, who tried his utmost best to shelter and save life of Priyantha Diyawadana from the vigilante mob in Sialkot.
On behalf of the nation I want to salute moral courage & bravery of Malik Adnan who tried his utmost to shelter & save Priyantha Diyawadana from the vigilante mob in Sialkot incl endangering his own life by physically trying to shield victim. We will award him Tamgha i Shujaat
— Imran Khan (@ImranKhanPTI) December 5, 2021
The Prime Minister, on behalf of the nation, saluted the moral courage and bravery of Malik Adnan for endangering his own life by physically trying to shield victim.
He said that the government will award him Tamgha-e-Shujaat.
Meanwhile, in a statement today [Sunday], Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar has also lauded the efforts of Malik Adnan who tried to save the life of Sri Lankan citizen.
Talking to Media , Malik Adnan said he was working in the sports factory for the last 16 years while the late Sri Lankan manager was working there for seven years.
He thanked Prime Minister Imran Khan for announcing Tamgha i Shujaat for him and said this step will encourage other people to help persons in distress.
He said such incidents of terrorism should be stopped, adding nobody has the right to take the law into their hands.
Talking about the incident, he said he received a call that Priyantha Diyawadana was attacked. He went out of his office and tried to save the Sri Lankan manager but as a huge number of people had gathered to attack him, he could not save him.
The Sri Lankan manager could not read and write Urdu and had removed a poster for cleaning a wall, he added.