Yesterday on the day of Pakistan’s resolution, 23rd March, the President of Pakistan, Dr. Arif Alvi, conferred civil awards to 135 nationals as well as foreign citizens for their recognition in their respective fields. The ceremony was held at the Aiwan-e-Sadar in Islamabad. It was attended by cabinet members, diplomats, and family members of the recipients of the awards.
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.
These were the honorable celebrities from the fields of sports and entertainment who were awarded these noble accolades.
- Ahmed Ali Chagla (art)
- Late Sufi Ghulam Tabassum (Poetry)
- Muhammad Qavi Khan (drama, film)
- Jahangir Khan (sports)
- Jansher Khan (sports)
- Raees Ahmed (arts)
- Late Amjad Islam Amjad (arts)
- Fakhar-e-Alam (hosting)
- Late Saghar Siddiqui (Poetry)
- Behroz Sabzwari (art)
- Tariq Mahmood (art)
- Babar Azam (sports)
Presidential Award for Pride of Performance
- Anjuman Shaheen (acting)
- Taskeen Zafar (art)
- Syed Shamoon Hashmi (art)
- Late Prof. Jahazeb Niaz Khan (art)
- Arif Khan (art)
- Nigar Nazar (art)
- Bisma Maroof (sports)
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