An investiture ceremony to confer civil awards on different personalities for their contributions in different fields was held at Aiwan-e-Sadr in Islamabad.
President Arif Alvi decorated the awards to 88 recipients.
These included six Nishan-e-Imtiaz, three Hilal-e-Imtiaz, twenty four Sitara-i- Shuja’at , eight Sitara-e-Imtiaz, fourteen President’s Award for Pride of Performance, one Sitara-e-Quaid-e-Azam, one Sitara-e-Khidmat, one Tamgha-i-Pakistan, twenty two Tamgha-i-Shuja’at and eight Tamgha-e-Imtiaz.
Prominent personalities who received Nishan-e-Imtiaz include Sadiqain Naqvi (Art), Abida Parveen (Singing), Ahmad Faraz (Literature) while Bushra Ansari (Art), Syed Farooq Qaiser (Art), Sultana Siddiqi (Art) received Sitara-e-Imtiaz.
The President’s Award for Pride of Performance was received by Maulana Tariq Jameel (Religious Scholar), Muhammad Ali Shehki (Singing), Resham (acting) and Humayon Saeed (Acting), Ali Zafar (Singing).
Zaiba Shehaz (Acting) and Faisal Edhi (Public Service) were given award of Tamgha-e-Imtiaz.