ISLAMABAD: President Mamnoon Hussain on Wednesday conferred 70 military and 84 civil awards upon various personalities from different walks of life for their meritorious services in different fields on the occasion of Pakistan Day.
The Special Investiture Ceremony held at the Aiwan-e-Sadr was attended by Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif, Chief of Air Staff Air Chief Marshal Sohail Aman, federal ministers, parliamentarians, diplomats, high civil and military officials and people belonging to different walks of life.
Following are the recipients of military and civil awards:
Air Marshal Muhammad Ashfaque Arain, Air Marshal Asad Abdur Rehman Khan Lodhi, Air Marshal Rashid Kamal, Lt Gen Syed Mohammad Imran Majeed, Rear Admiral Iftikhar Ahmed Qureshi, Rear Admiral Imtiaz Ahmed, Air Vice Marshal Junaid Ahmed Siddiqui, Rear Admiral Nasir Mahmood, Rear Admiral Syed Hasan Nasir Shah, Rear Admiral Kaleem Shaukat, Maj Gen Muhammad Ahmad, Maj Gen Umar Farooq Burki, Maj Gen Qaiser Anees Khurram, Maj Gen Sarfraz Sattar, Maj Gen Akhtar Jamil Rao, Maj Gen Naseer Ali Khan, Maj Gen Muhammad Irshad,Maj Gen Muhammad Shafiq, Maj Gen Muhammad Samrez Salik, Maj Gen Muhammad Ajmal Iqbal, Maj Gen Abid Mumtaz, Rear Admiral Abdul Aleem, Maj Gen Farhat Abbas Sani, Maj Gen Shahzad Naeem Qureshi, Maj Gen Jamil Masud, Maj Gen Nadeem Raza, Maj Gen Mushtaq Ahmad Faisal, Maj Gen Humayan Aziz, Maj Gen Iftikhar Aamir, Maj Gen Aftab Khan, Maj Gen Muhammad Naeem Ashraf, Maj Gen Anwar Ul Haq Chaudhry, Maj Gen Muhammad Afzal, Maj Gen Viqar Ahmed Khan.
Air Commodore Shafqat Mushtaq (Shaheed), Wing Commander Aatir Mehboob, Maj Jalal ud Din (Shaheed), Wing Commander Khurram Samad (Shaheed), Maj Zahid Iqbal (Shaheed), Maj Wasif Hussain Shah (Shaheed), Maj Gulfam Hussain (Shaheed), Capt Muhammad Qasim Zia (Shaheed), Capt Hafeez Ahmad, Capt Zahid Ali, Capt Akash Aftab Rabbani (Shaheed), DSR Muhammad Jahangir Khan,
Flying Officer Marium Mukhtiar (Shaheed)
Parvez Butt, Islamabad, Dr Ishrat Husain, Karachi, Anwar Ali, Islamabad
Col (retd) Shuja Khanzada Shaheed, Lahore (Posthumous)
Ejaz Ahmed Mukhtar, Rawalpindi. Zeba Ali, Lahore.
Chaudhry Zulfiqar Ali Shaheed, Islamabad (Posthumous)., Muhammad Aslam Pervez, Karachi., Moeen Habib Khan, Lahore., Tehseen Ullah Shah, Peshawar. Sohail Akbar Khan, Karachi. Col Syed Mohsin Raza, Abbottabad.
Prof Carlos Soria Font n, Spain. Mohamed Jamaludeen, Sri Lanka. Dr Abdulaziz Othman Altwaijri, Saudi Arabia. Prof Dr Syed Sohail Hussain Naqvi, Lahore. Prof Dr Mukhtar Ahmed, Islamabad. Dr Syed Farhat Abbas Naqvi, Karachi. Dr Faisal Saud Dar,Islamabad. Prof Dr Attash Durrani, Islamabad. Ronak Iqbal Lakhani,Karachi. Soofian J Zuberi, USA. Babar Yaqoob Fateh Muhammad, Islamabad. Jamil Ahmad (late), Islamabad (Posthumous). Rana Ghulam Shabbir, Islamabad. Zulfiqar Ahmad Cheema, Islamabad. Azizuddin Boolani, Islamabad. Dr Asif Mahmood Jah, Lahore. Mirza Manzoor Ahmed (late), Karachi (Posthumous).
Published in The Express Tribune, March 24th, 2016.