President Arif Alvi on the occasion of Independence Day announced Pakistan Civil Awards for 184 personalities. Civil Awards will be given to national and international personalities who have rendered excellent services in their respective fields. Out of these, 6 personalities have been announced for Nishan e Imtiaz.
Leading religious scholar Maulana Tariq Jameel will be awarded the Presidential Medal for Excellence. Senior lawyer Naeem Bukhari and former cricketer Abdul Qadir will be given Sitara e Imtiaz.
The Civil Awards will be presented on Pakistan Day on March 23 next year. Sadiqeen Naqvi, Prof. Shakir Ali, Zahoorul Haq, Abida Parveen, Dr. Jameel Jalbi, Muhammad Jameel Khan, and Ahmad Faraz will be awarded Hilal Imtiaz while Prof. Dr. Anwarul Haq Hassan Gilani and Dr. Asif Mehmood Jah will be awarded Hilal Imtiaz.
Two foreign personalities, Korea’s Qiujiang Lee and Canada’s Salma Ataullah Jan will be awarded the Sitara e Pakistan. Alibaba’s Jack Ma will be given the Sitara e Quaid e Azam.
It was also announced to give Sitara-e-Shujaat to 24 personalities including Jawad Qamar, Safia Shaheed, Hayatullah, Malik Sardar Khan Shaheed, Mumtaz Khan Dawar Shaheed, Hayatullah Dawar Khan Dawar, Harmaz Shaheed, Malik Muhammad Niaz Khan Shaheed, Cop Akhtar Khan Shaheed. Muhammad Naveed Sadiq and others.
Naeem Bukhari, former producer of PTV and head of Ranji TV Sultana Siddiqui, actress Bushra Ansari, actor Talat Hussain, writer Farooq Qaiser, former cricketer Abdul Qadir and 27 other personalities will be given Sitara e Imtiaz.
Religious Scholar Maulana Tariq Jameel, Actress Resham, Humayun Saeed, Sakina Simon, Singer Muhammad Ali Sheki, Humayun Saeed, Ali Zafar, and Mahma Jabeen Qazlbash will be awarded Presidential Medal of Excellence.
The services for Pakistan will also be given to Star Ying Yang, Lee Fingran, Dr. Cell Sweden of Turkey, the late Tariq Shafi, and Mian Faisal Rashid of Britain, while the Star of Quaid-e-Azam will be given to Richard Jerry Harotz, an American citizen.
Jack Ma will be awarded Sitara e Quaid e Azam for his help and services during coronavirus Pandemics as he donated 5 Lac Masks and 50,000 testing kits to Pakistan.