President Dr Arif Alvi on Thursday conferred civil awards upon Pakistani and overseas nationals to mark Pakistan Day 2023.
These awards embrace 8 Nishan-e-Imtiaz, 35 Tamgha-e-Imtiaz, 21 Hilal-e-Imtiaz, 30 Sitara-e-Imtiaz, 9 Presidential Pleasure of Efficiency, 21 Tamgha-e-Shujat, 8 Sitara-e-Shujat, 1 Hilal-e-Pakistan, 1 Hilal-e-Quaid-e-Azam and 1 Tamgha-e-Khidmat.
Names of Pakistan Civil Awards recipients introduced
Among the many recipients of Nishan-e-Imtiaz have been former overseas minister Sartaj Aziz, late former senator Mir Hasil Khan Bizenjo, late Justice Bhagwan Das, music composer Ahmed Ghulam Ali Chagla, poet Sufi Ghulam Mustafa Tabassum, actor late Muhammad Qavi Khan and squash gamers Jahangir Khan and Jan Sher Khan.
Eminent information reader of Radio Pakistan Taskeen Zafar and famend movie star Anjum Shaheen acquired the Presidential Pleasure of Efficiency awards.
Sindh Governor Kamran Tessori, Pakistani diplomat Saima Saleem and Pakistani girls cricket crew captain Bisma Maroof have been awarded Tamgha-e-Imtiaz.
Famend poet Saghar Siddiqui and TV host Fakhar e Alam acquired Sitara-e-Imtiaz.
Violinist Raees Ahmed, poet Amjad Islam Amjad, journalist Mujeeb ur Rehman Shami, philanthropist Muhammad Ramzan Cheepa and Bilquis Bano Edhi acquired Hilal-e-Imtiaz.
The names of the recipients have been unveiled on 14th August, 2022 that marked the seventy fifth Anniversary (Diamond Jubilee) of creation of Pakistan. The accolades got to the officers for exhibiting excellence and braveness of their respective fields.