ISLAMABAD: President Arif Alvi has allowed grant of civil awards to 116 citizens of Pakistan and foreign nationals for showing excellence and courage in their respective fields.
According to a handout issued by the cabinet secretariat, the president granted Hilal-i-Pakistan to four persons; Hilal-i-Shuja’at to one person; Hilal-i-Imtiaz to four; Hilal-i-Quaid-i-Azam to one; Sitara-i-Pakistan to three; Sitara-i-Shuja’at to six; Sitara-i-Imtiaz to 24; President’s Award of Price of Performance to 26; Sitara-i-Quaid-i-Azam to eight; Tamgha-i-Shuja’at to 11; Tamgha-i-Imtiaz to 27 and Tamgha-i-Khidmat to one person.
The president will confer these awards at a ceremony to be held on the next Pakistan Day i.e. March 23, 2020.
Hilal-i-Pakistan: Song Tao (China), Zhong Shan (China), Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan (UAE) and Sheila Jackson Lee (USA). They have been granted the highest civil award for their…