President confers civil awards in various fields
ISLAMABAD: President Asif Ali Zardari has conferred the highest civil awards on Pakistani citizens and foreign nationals for excellence in various fields on the 64th Independence Day of the country.
The following were awarded with Nishan-e-Imtiaz: (Late) Salmaan Taseer, Senate Chairman Farooq H Naek, National Assembly Speaker Fahmida Mirza, Interior Minister Rehman Malik and Secretary General to the President Salman Faruqui.
Dr Fuad Abdul Salam Muhammad Al-Farsi (Saudi Arabia) was awarded with Hilal-e-Pakistan.
Those who were awarded with Hilal-e-Imtiaz are: BISP Farzana Raja, ambassador to US Hussain Haqqani, Sultan Lakhani, Zumarad Khan, Mian Amir Mahmood, Farhatullah Babar, Gohar Ejaz, (Late) Professor Waris Mir and (Late) Professor Dr Syed Wadal Shah.
The recipients of Sitara-e-Pakistan are: Dr Farqad Alamgir, Adnan Bin Mohammad Amin Katib and Chen Qiu Fa.
Abdul Aziz Bullo Shaheed was bestowed with Sitara-e-Shujaat.
The citizens who were awarded with Sitara-e-Imtiaz are: Burhan Kayaturk, Javed Iqbal Minhas, Professor Dr Iqrar Khan, Professor Dr Khalid Khan, Professor Dr Hassan Amir Shah, Professor Dr Abdul Hameed, Aslam Azhar, (Late) Dr Farooq Khan, Syed Mashkoor Hussain Yaad, Mushtaq Ahmed Mahar, Hanif Khalid, MNA Khush Bakhat Shujjat, Board of Investment Director General Sikandar Ahmed Rai, Zahid Malik, Tahir Khalil, Agha Nasir, Ghulam Murtaza Solangi, Sohail Rana, Professor Saeed Akhtar, Mubasher Lucman, Professor Mehdi Hassan, Nasara Wazir Ali, Dr Javed Sarwar Naqvi Syed, Sharmila Farooqi and Nargis Sethi.
Those who were conferred with the President’s Award For Pride Of Performance are: Raja Shahid Nazir, Abdul Hamid, Syed Aqueel Haider Zaidi, Muhammad Faiyaz, Sajjad Ahmad Mehmood, Ghulam Hussain, Mirza Zafarul Islam, Muhammad Aqilur Rahman, Sameeullah Khan, Rashid Ahmed Alvi, Muhammad Ibrahim, (Late) Brigadier (r) Muhammad Tahir Baig, Dr Muhammad Amjad Siddique Almas, Tariq Aziz Khan, Irfan Ahmad, Muhammad Imran, Tasleem Baig, Shakeel Zahid, Dr Waqas Masood, Dr Mehboobur Rehman, Dr Syed Tauseef Mohiuddin, Hafiza Dr Farzana Suleman, Professor Muhammad Sharif Tahir, Gulzar Alam, (Late) Ejaz Hussain Hazervi, Shigeyuki Ataka, Saira Kazmi, Mohsin Gillani, Noman Ejaz, Saba Hameed, Meera, Javaid Sheikh, Professor Dr Rahat Naveed Masud, Azhar Javed, Tariq Khurshid Malik, Muhammad Lutfullah Khan, Muhammad Aman (Sarshar Siddiqui), Zahida Hina, Khawaja Muhammad Zakariya, Muhammad Yousaf, Qasim Zia, Muhammad Khamis and Dr Zahoor Ahmed Awan.
Yang Jiemian and Yuan Jianmin were awarded with Sitara-e-Quaid-e-Azam.
Brother Raymond was conferred with Tamgha-e-Pakistan.
Those awarded with Tamgha-e-Shujaat include:
(Late) Jamaluddin Khan, (Late) Abdul Kabir Khan, Abdul Rashid Khan, Said Ahmad Khan alias Fateh Khan, Abdullah Jan Tareen Shaheed, Asif Rehman Khan, Irshad Ali Raza, Gulfat Hussain Shaheed, Shazia Gul Shaheed, Shah Iran Shaheed, Aghdalisan Shaheed, Muhammad Hussain Shaheed, Tariq Mehmood, Major (r) Dawar Bin Zahoor, Lieutenant (r) Athar Iqbal, Kachkol Khan Shaheed, Saleem Khan Shaheed, Sadiq Amin Shaheed, Attaullah Shaheed, Faridullah Shaheed, Shamshad Begum Shaheed, Muhammad Wisal Khan, Malik Manasib Khan Shaheed, Malik Fazal Manan Shaheed and Muhammad Naveed Younus Shaheed.
Those citizens who were awarded with Tamgha-e-Imtiaz are: Malik M Asif, Mehmood Ahmed, Shabbir Ahmad, Faisal Jahanzeb, Dr Abdul Qayyum, Dr Qaisar Mahmood, Professor Dr Fida Younus Khattak, Professor. Dr Arshad Saleem Bhatti, Dr Zabta Khan Shinwari, Karam Khan Kaleri, Dr Sohail Nadeem, Ghulam Abbass Guldervi, Mansoor Ali Malangi, Nafees Ahmed Khan, Riaz Ahmed, Aziz Fatima, Akhtar Sharif Qawwal, Sabir Hussain Qawwal, Suhail Asghar, Abdul Jabbar Bhutto, Abdur Rashid, Dr SA Rahman, Sakeena Sammon, Kazimuddin Pasha, (Late) Feroz Gul, (Late) Syed Ameer Imam, Muhammad Zaki Taji, Syed Javaid Hussain Kazmi, Kazy Javed (Javed Hussain), M Hafeezullah Khan (Hafeez Khan), Abdul Fattah Malik, Fatima Hasan (Syeda Anis Fatima Zaidi), Younus Qiasi, Wahid Bakhsh Buzdar, Shakir Hussain Shakir, Niaz Humayun, (Late) Tarique Alam Abro, Dr Dur Muhammad Pathan, Ahmad Bakhtiyar Ashraf, (Late) Dr Suhail Ahmed Khan, Muhammad Saad Ullah Khan, Dr Inayatullah Faizi, Muhammad Riaz Shahid (MR Shahid), RA Khan (Rashid Ahmad Khan), Kiran Khan, Sana Mir, Abdul Razzaq, Malik Nazir Ahmad Watoo, Dr Ahmad Raza, Mirza Hussain Hazara, (Late) Khalid Mehmood Malik, Muhammad Saleem Hassan Watoo, Lieutenant (r) Maqsood Ahmed, Dr Ziaur Rehman, Dr Jahanzeb Dawar, Dr Mohammad Noor, Ishtiaq Baig, Hidayat Ullah Partau, Muhammad Gul, Asad Abbas Awan, (Late) Roshan Atta, Baseer Abbas, Muhammad Yahya Polani, Akhtar Younus, SSP Chaudhry Aslam, Professor Syed Mansoor Hussain Raihan Merchant, Professor AR Khan and Professor Javed Akram.
Tamgha-e-Khidmat was conferred on Khalid Usman.
Source: Daily Times