President Dr Arif Alvi would confer 127 civil awards on citizens of Pakistan as well as foreign nationals on 23rd March for showing excellence in their respective fields.
The ceremony of these awards would take place on March 23 — Pakistan Day, a Cabinet Division press release said on Sunday.
The ‘Nishan-i-Imtiaz’ would be awarded to Shoaib Sultan Khan in the field of public service.
In the field of games, Yasir Shah, and in acting Babara Sharifm Shabbir Jan, Iftikhar Ahmed Thakur, and Reema Khan will be given pride of performance awards.
Meanwhile Tamgha-e-Imtiaz would be given to Mehwish Hayat and Sardar Ali Takkur in music. Atta-ullah- Esa Khaelvi and Sajjad Ali will be given Sajjad Ali.
While, four foreign nationals including Seshira Eto of Japan, Xu Shaoshi of China and Ismail Kahraman of Turkey would be given ‘Hilali-Pakistan’ award.
As many as eight personalities Zaheer Ayub Baig (Punjab), Ghulam Asghar (Islamabad), Prof Dr Tasawar Hayat (Punjab), Wasim Akram (Punjab), Waqar Younis (Punjab), Prof Dr Recep Akdag (Turkey), Dr Michael Jansen (Germany) and Prof Abdul Bari Khan (Sindh) would be decorated with ‘Hilal-i-Imtiaz’ award.
Whereas, three Chinese nationals including Kong Xuanyou, Wang Xiaotao and Hu Xiaolian would get ‘Hilal-i-Quaid-i-Azam’ award.
Four personalities including Wajiha Haris (Romania), Mohammad Ilyas Khan (AJ&K), Long Yuxiang (China) and Lin Yi (China) to be decorated with ‘Sitara-i-Pakistan.
’The Sitara-i-Shuja’at award would go to Muhammad Idrees Shaheed, Shaheed Nawabzada Mir Siraj Raisani (Balochistan), Asad Ali (Sindh ) and Shaheed Mairaj Ahmed Umrani (Balochistan).
As many as 34 personalities including Muhammad Arshad (Punjab), Dr Imtiaz Ahmed (Sindh), Dr Syed Muhammad Kamran Majeed etc.