Nishan-i-Imtiaz Not Awarded To Any Pakistani Scientist Or Engineer

The president presented 135 Pakistanis and foreigners with civil awards in honour of their brilliance and valour in their respective fields on Pakistan Day (March 23).

President Conferred Civil Awards Of Pakistan On 135 Citizens

The president presented 135 Pakistanis and foreigners with civil awards in honour of their brilliance and valour in their respective fields on Pakistan Day (March 23).

At an investiture ceremony held at Islamabad’s Aiwan-e-Sadr, the awards were presented. Members of the cabinet, diplomats, and family members of the award recipients were present at the ceremony.

The president distributed the civil awards in 10 categories including Nishan-i-Imtiaz, Tamgha-i-Imtiaz, Hilal-i-Imtiaz, Hilal-i-Quaid–Azam, Sitara-i-Shujaat, Sitara-i-Imtiaz, Presidential Award for Pride of Performance, Tamgha-i-Shujaata and Tamgha-i-Khidmat.

The president conferred the Hilal-i-Imtiaz award on Khawaja Abdul Hayee (education), Engineer Professor Ahmed Farooq Bazai (academic), Dr. Talat Naseer Pasha (science), Hakeem Rizwan Hafeez (health), Dr. Raja Ali Raza (engineering), the late Arif Nizami, Mujibur Rehman Shami, and Altaf Hassan Qureshi (journalism).

The president awarded Sitara-i-Imtiaz to the late Humayun Khan (agriculture), Dr. Sharif Malik (medicine), Mahfoozur Rehman (education), the late Ziauddin, Javed Chaudhry, and Nadeem Malik (journalism).

The president awarded the Presidential Award for Pride of Performance to Dr. Ayesha Siddiqa (medicine) and Tika Khan and Hafiz Tahir Khalil (journalism).

In recognition of their gallantry, the Tamgha-i-Shujaat award was conferred on Amir Nawaz Shaheed, Muhammad Kamran Shaheed, Sher Ahmed, Tanveer Hussain Tonio, Amjad Ahmed Sheikh, Mazhar Nawaz Sheikh, Bashir Ahmed Barohi, Zeeshan Ahmed, Naved Ahmed, Ziaur Rehman, Javedullah Shaheed, Dr. Akbar Nasir Khan, Sohail Zafar Chattha, Sadiq Shah, Raja Muhammad Majid, Bilal Raja, Mubashir Saleem, Minhas Ahmed Khan, Ijaz Hafeez, Aqeel Ahmed Siddiqui and Waseem Ahmed Khan.

The President conferred Tamgha-i-Imtiaz on Jehan Ara (IT), Uzma Batool (medicine), Dr. Rizwan Uppal (health), Dr. Tanvir Khaliq (medicine), Dr. Syed Abbas Raza (medicine), Prof. Dr. Khalid Mehmood (medicine), Der Zahoorul Haq (higher education) Dr. Samreen Hussain (education).

The president conferred Tamgha-i-Imtiaz on Dr. Shahid Masood for his services in (medicine), and Amir Ilyas Rana (journalism).

Additionally, it is a source of great pride that this year, scientists and engineers from PAEC received three Sitara-e-Imtiaz (SI), six Pride of Performance (PoP), and three Tamgha-e-Imtiaz (TI) awards. The decorations for these civil awards of Pakistan show how hard PAEC works to advance and develop the nation while also recognising the Commission’s invaluable service to the nation.

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