184 Pakistanis and foreigners to be awarded with civil awards by the President


On the account of Pakistan’s 73rd Independence Day, the government of Pakistan has announced a total of 184 Pakistanis including foreigners to be honoured with the civil awards this year in recognition of their services to the motherland and for excellently performing in their respective fields. According to a Cabinet Division press release, the investitures ceremony for the said awards would be held on March 23rd, 2021. The Sitara-i-Imtiaz recipients include renowned actors Bushra Ansari and Talat Hussain. While actors Humayun Saeed and Sakina Samo, will be awarded with the Pride of Performance accolade, along with prominent religious scholar, Maulana Tariq Jameel and singing sensation Ali Zafar. Also, the Nishan-i-Imtiaz is to be awarded to Sufi singer Abida Parveen, eminent painter Sadequain Naqvi and poet Ahmed Faraz for their remarkable contribution in their respective domains.