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President confers civil awards to 184 Pakistanis, foreigners for excellence, services

ISLAMABAD (APP): President Dr Arif Alvi Friday conferred Pakistan’s civil awards to 184 Pakistanis and foreigners in recognition of their services to Pakistan and showing excellence in their respective fields.

Among the civil awards conferred by the president on Independence day included Nishan-e-Imtiaz, Hilal-e-Imtiaz, Hilal-e-Quaid-e-Azam, Sitarah-e-Pakistan, Sitarah-e-Shujaat and Sitarah-e-Imtiaz. The other categories included Pride of Performance, Sitarah-e-Quaid-e-Azam, Sitarah-e-Khidmat, Tamgha-e-Pakistan, Tamgha-e-Shujaat, Tamgha-e-Imtiaz and Tamgha-e-Quaid-e-Azam.

The investitures ceremony for the said awards would be held on March 23, 2021, according to a Cabinet Division press release.

Following is the details of the awards and the would-be recipients along with the fields they served in:

NISHAN-I-IMTIAZ: Sadeqain Naqvi Arts (Painting/Sculpture); Prof. Shakir Ali Arts (Painting); Zahoor ul Haq (Late) Arts (Painting/ Sculpture); Ms. Abida Parveen Arts (Singing); Dr. Jameel Jalibi; Muhammad Jameel Khan (Late) (Sindh) Literature (Critic/Historian); and Ahmad Faraz (Late) (KP) Literature (Poetry). HILAL-I-IMTIAZ: Prof. Dr. Anwar ul Hassan Gillani (Sindh) Science (Pharmaceutical Sciences); and Dr. Asif Mahmood Jah (Punjab) Public Service.

HILAL-I-QUAID-I-AZAM: Jack Ma (China) Services to Pakistan.

SITARA-I-PAKISTAN: Kyu Jeong Lee (Korea) Services to Pakistan; and Salma Ataullahjan (Canada) Services to Pakistan.

SITARA-I-SHUJA’AT (Gallantry): Jawwad Qamar (Punjab); Safia (Shaheed) (KP); Hayatullah (KP); Malik Sardar Khan (Shaheed) (KP); Mumtaz Khan Dawar (Shaheed) (KP); Hayat Ullah Khan Dawar Hurmaz (Shaheed) (KP); Malik Muhammad Niaz Khan (Shaheed) (KP); Sepoy Akhtar Khan (Shaheed) (KP); Muhammad Naveed Sadiq (Punjab); Mahar Muhammad Yasir Manzoor (Shaheed) (Punjab); Shafqat Ullah Malik (KP); Prof. Dr. Mustafa Kamal Pasha (Shaheed) (Punjab); Prof. Hafiz Maqsood Ahmad (Shaheed) (Punjab); Dr. Bashir Ahmad (Shaheed) (Punjab); Dr. Khalid Masood Qaisrani (Shaheed) (Punjab); Dr. Muhammad Asif (Shaheed) (Punjab); Dr. Shafqatullah (Shaheed) (Sindh); Dr. Younas Channa (Shaheed) (Sindh); Dr. Wilayat Ali Gopang (Shaheed) (Sindh); Prof. Dr. Muhammad Javed (Shaheed) (KP); Dr. Munir Khan (Shaheed) (KP); Dr. Usama Riaz (Shaheed) (Gilgit-Baltistan); Malik Ashder (Shaheed) (Gilgit-Baltistan); and Dr. Muhammad Ikhlaq (Shaheed) (Azad Jammu & Kashmir).

SITARA-I-IMTIAZ: Abdul Hamid (Punjab) Science (Physics); Raja Shahid Nazir (Punjab) Engineering (Mechanical); Abdul Majeed Tilokar (Punjab) Engineering (Metallurgy); Dr. Sajid Baloch (Punjab) Engineering (Electronics); Naeem Ullah Dar (Punjab) Engieering (Mechanical); Haider

Ali Bhatty (Punjab) Engineering (Aerospace); Muhammad Saleem (Punjab) Engineering (Chemical); Amin Bahadur (KP) Engineering (Mechanical); Faizan Mansoor (Islamabad) Engineering (Nuclear Safety Regulation); Muhammad Aniq (Sindh) Engineering (Civil); Prof. Dr. Nisar Ahmed Siddiqui (Late) (Sindh) Education; Prof. Dr. Farhan Saif (Punjab) Education; Bushra Ansari (Sindh) Arts (Acting); Talat Hussain (Sindh) Arts (Acting); Muhammad Imran Qureshi (Punjab) Arts (Miniature/ Painting); Sultana Siddiqui (Sindh) Arts (Drama Writer/Director/Producer); Syed Farooq Qaiser (Punjab) Arts (Puppeteer/Writer); Naeem Altaf Bukhari (Punjab) Arts (Anchorperson); Abdul Qadir (Late) Sports (Cricket); Sr. Ruth Lewis (Late) Public Service; Brig. Rana Arfan Shakeel Ramay (Punjab) Public Service; Lt. Col. Farooq Shahbaz (Punjab) Public Service; Prof. Dr. Khalid Mahmood (Sindh) Public Service; Sabina Khatri Public Service; Ahmed Irfan Aslam Public Service; Adnan Asdar Ali (Sindh) Philanthropy; and Pir Syed Lakht e Hassanain (Punjab) Philanthropy.

PRESIDENT’S AWARD FOR PRIDE OF PERFORMANCE: Ms. Ruth Wenny Lekardal (Sweden) Services to Pakistan; Liaqat Ali (Punjab) Science (Laser & Optics); Dr. Muhammad Fuzail (KP) Science (Chemistry); Dr. Kiran Iqbal (Sindh) Science (Chemistry); Dr. Qurrat-ul-Ain (KP) Science (Plasma Physics); Inam Ur Rehman (Punjab) Engineering (Nuclear); Munir Ahmed (Punjab) Engineering (Process Control & Aging Management); Dr. Shakeel Abbas Rofi (Sindh) Engineering (Nuclear); Umar Asghar (Punjab) Engineering (Electrical); Dr. Muhammad Mazhar Iqbal (Punjab) Engineering (Chemical); Dr. Amir Shahzad (Punjab) Engineering; Zahid Noor Peracha (Sindh) Engineering (Electronics); Saleem Akhtar (Punjab) Engineering (Mechanical); Prof. Dr. Khalid Masud Gondal (Punjab) Education; Prof. Dr. Raisa Begum Gul (KP) Education (Nursing); Naimatullah alias Naimat Sarhadi (KP) Arts (Film Acting); Ms. Saima Shah alias Resham (Punjab) Arts (Film Acting); Humayun Saeed (Sindh) Arts (Acting); Ms. Sakina Samo (Sindh) Arts (Acting); Muhammad Ali Shyhaki (Sindh) Arts (Singing); Ms. Soraiya Khan (Mahjabeen Qazalbash) (KP) Arts (Singing); Krishan Gee (Late) (Punjab) Arts (Singing); Ali Zafar (Punjab) Arts (Singing); Ms. Hina Nasrullah (Punjab) Arts (Sufi Singer/ Naat Khuwan); Daryan Khan (Balochistan) Arts (Musical Instruments Maker); Zulfiqar Ali Lund (Sindh) Arts (Instrumentalist); Dr. Abdul Qudoos Arif (Dr. A.Q. Arif) (Sindh) Arts (Painting); Muhammad Baqir (Punjab) Arts (Fresco Painting); Shafique Farooqi (Punjab) Arts (Painting/Calligraphy); Muhammad Faheem (KP) Arts (Wood Lacque); Sarmad Sehbai (Islamabad) Arts (Play Writer/ Director/Poet); Asif Ali Khan (Santoo) (Punjab) Arts (Qawwali); Ms. Indu Mariam Mitha (Punjab) Arts (Choreography); Muhammad Yousuf (Yousuf Gichki) (Balochistan) Literature (Writer); Ms. Mahtab Mahboob (Sindh) Literature (Writer); Mirza Athar Baig (Punjab) Literature (Writer); Abaseen Yousufzai (KP) Literature (Writer); Taj Muhammad Joyo (Taj Joyo) (Sindh) Literature (Poetry/Writer); Dr. Muhammad Aslam Ansari (Punjab) Literature (Poetry/Writer); Farhan Mehboob (KP) Sports (Squash); Muhammad Irfan (Punjab) Sports (Kabaddi); Haider Ali (Punjab) Sports (Paralympic Athlete); Maulana Tariq Jamil (Punjab) Religious Scholar; and Abdul Majid Qureshi (KP) Social Work.

SITARA-I-QUAID-I-AZAM: Ying Yong (China) Services to Pakistan; Li Fangron (China) Services to Pakistan; Lei Mingshan (China) Services to Pakistan; Prof. Dr. Celal Soydan (Turkey) Services to Pakistan; Dr. Tariq Shafi (Late) (UK) Services to Pakistan; and Mian Faisal Rashid (UK) Services to Pakistan.

SITARA-I-KHIDMAT: Richard Geary Horwitz (USA) Services to Pakistan.

TAMGHA-I-PAKISTAN: Ms. Jane Teller (Denmark) Services to Pakistan.

TAMGHA-I-SHUJA’AT (Gallantry): Muhammad Rafiq (Pakistan); Fida Hussain (Gilgit-Baltistan); Ali Aftab Tarar (Punjab); Syed Shahzad Hassan (Punjab); Haroon Rashid Khan (KP); Fakhr u Din (Punjab); Mian Khan (Punjab); Muhammad Faheem Raza Khan(Sindh); Malik Wasid Khan (KP); Molvi Gul Dad Khan (KP); Malik Aslam Noor Khan (KP); Muhammad Rafi (Shaheed) (KP); Daud Khan (Shaheed) (KP); Alam Zeb (Shaheed) (KP); Allah Rakha (Late) (Azad Jammu & Kashmir); Ms. Shakeela Naz (Shaheed) (KP); Guncha Sartaj (Shaheed) (KP); Atezaz Ahmed Goraya (Balochistan); Sajid Khan Mahmond (KP); SIP. Shahid Ali (Shaheed); Muhammad Iftikhar (Shaheed); Khuda Yar (Shaheed); and Hassan Ali (Shaheed).

TAMGHA-I-IMTIAZ: Muhammad Suleman Mahsud (Pakistani) Services to Pakistan; Muhammad Junaid (Pakistani) Services to Pakistan; Muhammad Tahir Javed (USA) Services to Pakistan; Dr. Navida Nasir (Punjab) Science (Chemistry); Zafar Iqbal Baig (Punjab) Science (Chemistry); Dr. Manzoor Hussain (Punjab) Agriculture Science; Prof. Dr. Asif Ali (Punjab) Agriculture/Plant Breeding & Genetics; Dr. Faisal Shahzad (Punjab) Material Sciences; Dr. Syed Shabbar Abbas Rizvi (Islamabad)

Engineering (Material Sciences); Muhammad Iqbal Qureshi (Punjab) Engineering (Mining); Muhammad Rizwan Ul Haq (Punjab) Engineering (Chemical); Muhammad Ajmal (Punjab) Engineering (Electronics); Dr. Ali Kamran (KP) Engineering (Aerospace); Dr. Nasir Majid Mirza (Punjab) Education; Prof. Dr. Asghar Zaidi (Punjab) Education; Prof. Dr. Nouman Ahmed (Sindh) Education; Prof. Dr. Muhammad Saeed Quraishy (Sindh) Education & Health Sciences; Dr. Yasar Mehmood Yousafzai (KP) Medicine; Ms. Zeba Shahnaz (Sindh) Arts (Acting); Abdul Majid Jahangir (Sindh) Arts (Acting); Javed Mansoor Babar (KP) Arts (Drama Acting); Habib-ur-Rehman Panezai (Balochistan) Arts (Drama Acting); Fayaz Khan Khweshgi (KP) Arts (Singing); Prof. Dr. Muhammad Ashraf Khan (KP) Arts (Archeology); Hameed Ullah Shah Hashmi (Punjab) Literature (Writer); Dr. Yar Mohammad Maghmoom Khattak (KP) Literature (Writer); Shah Mirza (Gilgit-Baltistan) Literature (Translation of Holy Qur’an in Shina Language); Prof. Rehmatullah Dard (Late) (KP) Literature (Poetry); Dr. Syed Faisal Mahmood (Sindh) Public Service; Muhammad Ilyas Ayub (AJ&K) Public Service; Syed Aamir Mahmood (Punjab) Public Service; Zubair Ali (KP) Public Service; Dr. Shahzad Akbar (KP) Public Service; Dr. Muhammad Farooq Uyghur (Balochistan) Public Service; Manzoor Ahmad (Gilgit-Baltistan) Public Service; Dr. Mumtaz Ahmed Khan (Azad Jammu & Kashmir) Public Service; Faisal Edhi (Sindh) Social Welfare; Prof. Dr. Shereen Khan (Balochistan) Social Welfare; Ms. Ghazala Juma Khan (Balochistan) Social Welfare; Suleman Khan Mehtarzai (Balochistan) Social Work/ Philanthropy; Capt (R) Muhammad Ilyas (Islamabad) Gallantry; Javaid Iqbal (Punjab) Gallantry; Zahid Latif Malik (Punjab) Gallantry; Farid Ahmed Khan (Punjab) Gallantry; Omar Saeed (Islamabad) Gallantry; and Muhammad Aslam (Sindh) Gallantry.

TAMGHA-I-QUAID-I-AZAM: Anumat Amat (Thailand) Services to Pakistan.

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