Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan announces to honour Malik Adnan with Tamgha-i-Shujaat award, the second-highest civil award for bravery bestowed by the Islamic Republic of Pakistan as an acknowledgement of the moral courage he showed to protect Priyantha Diyawadana against 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 including endangering his own life by physically trying to shield victim. We will award him Tamgha i Shujaat” Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan tweeted.

A mob in Sialkot tortured a Sri Lankan man to death before burning his body.

Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan has assured President Gotabaya Rajapaksa that the perpetrators of the brutal murder of Sri Lankan professional Priyantha Kumara, who worked at a factory in Pakistan, will be brought to justice.

In a telephone call to the President, the Prime Minister of Pakistan stated that the long-standing friendship and trust between the two countries will never be compromised.