ISLAMABAD: President Dr Arif Alvi has conferred 58 Military and 66 civil awards upon various personalities from different walks of life for their meritorious services in different fields on the occasion of Pakistan Day in a special Investiture Ceremony held at the Aiwan-e-Sadr on Saturday.
The awards in military categories included Hilal-i-Imtiaz (Military) HI (M) (45) and Sitara-i-Basalat (Military) SBt (13).
The awards in civil categories included Nishan-i-Imtiaz (2), Hilal-i-Imtiaz (7), Sitara-i-Pakistan (2), Sitara-i-Shuja’at (4), Sitara-i-Imtiaz (14), President’s Award for Pride of Performance (7), Sitara-i-Quaid-i-Azam (1), Tamgha-i-Shuja’at (23) and Tamgha-i-Imtiaz (5). The recipients of National Awards (Civil) also included 10 foreign nationals from Germany, Romania, Belgium, Canada, and USA.
The investiture ceremony was attended by Chairman Senate, Federal Ministers, parliamentarians, Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee, Chief of Naval Staff, Chief of Air Staff, diplomats, high civil and military officials, and people belonging to different walks of life. Following are the recipients of Military and Civil awards:
Lists of awardees (Military)
Hilal-e-Imtiaz (Military) (45)
Lt Gen Zahid Hamid, Air Marshal Syed Noman Ali, Air Marshal Muhammad Khalid Dabir, Maj Gen Naeem Naqi, Maj Gen Saleem Ahmad Khan, Maj Gen Tahir Mukhtar, Maj Gen Arshad Mahmood, Maj Gen Tariq Mahmood Satti, Maj Gen Iftikhar Ahmed, Maj Gen Sohail Aziz, Maj Gen Rahat Abbas, Rear Admiral Syed Asad Karim, Air Vice Marshal NadeemTariq, Maj Gen Nauman Ahmed Hashmi, Air Vice Marshal Shahab Shafqat, Air Vice Marshal Salman Ahsan Bokhari, Maj Gen Rizwan Afzal, Maj Gen Azhar Abbas, Maj Gen Amjad Ahmad Butt, Maj Gen Faiz Hamid, Maj Gen Muhammad Aamer, Maj Gen Nadir Khan, Maj Gen Muhammad Chiragh Haider, Rear Admiral Zain Zulfiqar, Rear Admiral Faisal Rasul Lodhi, Rear Admiral Zahid Ilyas, Rear Admiral Mohammad Zubair Shafique, Maj Gen Nadeem Ahmed Anjum, Maj Gen Saeed Akhtar, Maj Gen Khalid Javed, Maj Gen Khalid Zia, Maj Gen Saeed Ahmed Nagra, Maj Gen Amjad Ali Khan Khattak, Maj Gen Azhar Rashid, Maj Gen Ali Amir Awan, Maj Gen Abid Latif Khan, Maj Gen Muhammad Saeed, Maj Gen Akhtar Nawaz , Maj Gen Sardar Hassan Azhar Hayat, Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor, Maj Gen Usman Haq, Maj Gen Tariq Zamir, Rear Admiral Muhammad Shafique, Air Vice Marshal Imran Khalid, Maj Gen Liaquat Ali
Sitara-i-Basalat (Military) (13)
Col Sohail Abid (Shaheed), Maj Ali Salman Nasir (Shaheed), Capt Shahid Farooq Rana, Capt Junaid Hafeez (Shaheed), Lt Arslan AlamSatti (Shaheed), Sub Shoukat Khan (Shaheed), Sep Syed Sabtain Haider, Sep Kamran Afzaal (Shaheed), Sep Aftab Ahmed Khan (Shaheed), Sep Fateh Ullah (Shaheed), Sep Yahya Khan, CDT-I Mirza Shahzaib Mughal, MGT-I Muhammad Aslam (Shaheed)
List of Awardees
(Civil) - 66
Mr. Naeem Rashid (Shaheed) Pakistani citizen in New Zealand
II. Nishan-i-Imtiaz (2)
Mr. Shoaib Sultan Khan, Mr. Sadruddin Hashwani
III. Hilal-i-Imtiaz (7)
Mr. Zaheer AyubBaig, Mr. Ghulam Asghar, Prof. Dr. Tasawar Hayat, Mr. Wasim Akram,Mr. Waqar Younis, Prof. Abdul Bari Khan, Dr. Michael Jansen (Germany)
IV. Sitara-i-Pakistan (2)
Ms. WajihaHaris (Romania), Mr. Muhammad Ilyas Khan
V. Sitara-i-Shuja’at (4)
Mrs. Idrees, Next of Kin (Widow) of Mr. Muhammad Idrees Shaheed
Mrs. Siraj Khan Raisani, Next of Kin (Widow) of Nawabzada Mir Siraj Khan Raisani, Mr. Asad Ali, Mrs. Shamshad Begum, Next of Kin (Widow) of Mr. Mairaj Ahmed Umrani Shaheed
VI. Sitara-i-Imtiaz (14)
Mr. Attaullah Khan Esakhelvi, Dr. InayatullahPadhiar, Syed Abu Ahmad Akif, Pir Muhammad Diwan, Mr. Aqeel Karim Dhedhi, Ms. Neelofar Saeed, Mr. Samar Ali Khan, Ms. Saima Shahbaz Malik, Mr. Shamim Ahmed Sheikh (Canada), Dr. Asif M. Rehman (USA), Dr. Zia ul Hasan (Pakistan), Mr. Steven J. Burian (USA), Dr. James A. Tebbe (USA)
VII. President’s Award for Pride of Performance (7)
Engr. Dr. Nasir Mahmood Khan, Ms. Ishrat Fatima, Ms. Reema Khan, Mr. Muhammad Arshad Sharif, Mr. Luqman Ali Afzal, Mr. Sana Ullah Ghumman, Mr. Rasheed Masood Khan
VIII. Sitara-i-Quaid-i-Azam (1)
Mr. Naveed Ahmed Sherwani (USA), Mr. Wajid Khan
IX. Tamgha-i-Shuja’at (23)
Mr. Muhammad Hanif Bashir, Mr. Imran Aqiq, Mr. Qamar Zaman, Mr. Muhammad Fayyaz Tipu, Syed Naymatullah, Syed Ghaib Ali Shah, Haji Zahid Khan, Mr. Khushal Khan, Brig. Rizwan Afzal, Mr. Muhammad Younis, Mr. Sajid Hussain, Mrs. Roma Malik, Next of Kin (Widow) of Mr. Umer Sajid Shaheed, Dr. Khalid Khan, Mr. Muhammad Numan Zafar, Mr. Wajahat Ullah Afridi, Syed Zahid Hussain Jillani, Next of Kin (Father) of Syed Muhammad Omer MobeenJillani Shaheed, Mrs. Janat Khatoon, Next of Kin (Widow) of Sub Maj (Retd) Allah Ditta Shaheed, Mr. Muhammad Iqbal, Mr. Hakeem Said, Next of Kin (Father) of Syed Fawad Ali Shaheed, Mr. Ihsan Ullah, Next of Kin (Son) of Mr. Muhib Khan Shaheed, Syed Shahrukh Haider Zaidi, Mr. Shafait Hussain, Next of Kin (Father) of SaimShafait Shaheed, Mrs. Akram Khan, Next of Kin (Widow) of Mr. Akram Khan Shaheed
X. Tamgha-i-Imtiaz (5)
Dr. Ikram Ali Malik, Flt. Lt. (R) Muhammad Siddique Sheikh, Sardar Ali Takkar, Ms. Mehwish Hayat, Malik Amin Aslam Khan.