Islamabad: On the occasion of Pakistan Day, President Dr. Arif Alvi has awarded civil honors to domestic and foreign personalities for outstanding services in various fields.
According to the official news agency APP, a grand ceremony of distribution of civil honors was held here on Thursday in the President’s House in which First Lady Begum Samina Arif Alvi, federal ministers, civil and military officials from various walks of life were present. Important personalities participated. During the ceremony, Nishan Imtiaz, Hilal Imtiaz, Tagha Imtiaz, Hilal Pakistan, Hilal Quaid-e-Azam, Satara Shujaat, Satara Imtiaz, Presidential Award for Good Performance, Tagha Shujaat and Tagha Khit were awarded to the personalities who have rendered outstanding services in various fields.
Sartaj Aziz Mir Hasil Khan Bizenjo late, late Justice (retd) Rana Bhagwan Das, Ahmed Ghulam Ali Changla (deceased) are among the recipients of Nishan Imtiaz. Sufi Ghulam Mustafa Tabasim (deceased), Muhammad Qavi Khan (deceased), Jahangir Khan and John Sher Khan were also included.
Among those who received the honor of Hilal Imtiaz are late Dr. Khawaja Abdul Hai, Engineer Prof. Ahmad Farooq Bazai, Prof. Dr. Talat Nasir Pasha, Hakeem Rizwan Hafeez, Dr. Raja Ali Raza Anwar, Raees Ahmed, late Amjad Islam Amjad, late Ahmad Arif Nizami, late Mujibur Rahman Shami. , Altaf Hasan Qureshi, late Balqis Bano, Muhammad Ramzan Cheepa, Sardar Ahmed Nawaz Sukhira, late Maruf Afzal, late Muhammad Talha Mehmood, Hilalur Rehman, Dr. Gohar Ejaz, late Captain (retd) Sher Alam Mehsud, late Justice (retd) Fazal Karim, Sultan Ali Alana and Khawaja Masood Akhtar were also included.
Among the recipients of the Sitara Imtiaz award are late Shama Khalid, Dr. Muhammad Afzal Javed, Zafarullah Khan, late Humayun Khan, Prof. Dr. Saeed Akhtar, Dr. Muhammad Sharif Malik, Mahfuzur Rehman, Fakhr Alam, late Muhammad Akhtar known as Sagar Siddiqui, late Muhammad Ziauddin, late Muhammad. Javed Chaudhry, Dr. Anees Ahmed, Maulana Muhammad Hanif Jalandhri, Waqar Ahmad Malik, Syed Murtaza Mahmood, Imdadullah Bosal, Mirza Ishtiaq Baig were included too.
Lieutenant General Noman Zakaria, Major General Mohammad Owais Dastgir, Brigadier Salman Rashid Hussain, Mohammad Iqbal Khan, Asim Ali Khan, Samina Chagani, Dr. Mohammad Amir Malik, Behrouz Sabzwari, Engineer Javed Saleem Qureshi, Nadeem Ijaz Malik, Mohammad Tahir Rai, Riazuddin. Sheikh and Tariq Mehmood also received sitara imtiaz. The Presidential Award for Excellence was awarded to Prof. Dr. Ayesha Siddiqa, Anjum Shaheen (known as Anjuman), Tasin Zafar, Syed Shamoon Ashraf Hashmi, Late Prof. Jahanzeb Niaz Khan, Ms. Shahida, Irfan Mehsud, Tikka Khan and Hafiz Tahir Khalil.
Among the recipients of the Tamgha Shujaat, Aamir Nawaz Khan Shaheed, Muhammad Kamran Shaheed, Sher Ahmed aka Faisal Baloch, Tanveer Hussain Tuino, Amjad Ahmed Sheikh, Mazhar Nawaz Sheikh, Bashir Ahmad Brohi, Zeeshan Ahmed, Naveed Ahmed, Ziaur Rehman, Javidullah (martyr), Dr. Akbar Nasir Khan, Sohail Zafar Chatta, Sadiq Shah, Raja Muhammad Majid, Mubasher Saleem, Minhas Ahmed Khan, Ejaz Hafeez, Aqeel Ahmed Siddiqui, Waseem Ahmed Khan and Muhammad Bilal Raja were included.
Muhammad Kamran Khan Tesori, Asad Bagla, Jahan Ara, Dr. Uzma Batul, Dr. Rizwan Appal, Prof. Dr. Tanveer Khaliq, Dr. Syed Abbas Raza, Prof. Dr. Khalid Mehmood, Prof. Dr. Zahoorul Haque, Dr. Samreen Hussain, Rustam Ali Lone (Charlie), Arif Khan aka Arbaaz Khan, Nigar Nazr, Qari Dr. Ikramullah Mohsin, Bisma Maruf, Christina Van Sperling Afridi, Saima Salim, Sameera Azam, Shahzad Afzal Khan, Major Muhammad Ali Tahsin, Major Atif Naveed, Aamir Ilyas Rana, Saleh Azim, Insaf Late Shah, Amin Hashwani, Khalid Mehmood, Khawaja Adnan Zaheer, Ahmad Farooq, Imran Rasool, Nadeem Akhtar Shirazi, Muhammad Tahir Akbar Awan, Syed Ali Hasnain Hussain, Dr. Shahid Masood Khan, Khansa Maria and Dr. Asif Bashir were awarded Tamgha Imtiaz, while the service medal was awarded to Chaudhry Parvez Iqbal Loser.