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Army excels in National Taekwondo
KARACHI, Apr 16 (APP): Pakistan Army swept all the 30 gold medals at stake in the National Taekwondo Championship at the Rangers Training Centre & School here, said a news release issued here on Wednesday. Army martial arts players dominated the event from start to finish with superb technique and power.
 
First round of Inter-Media cricket tournament ends
ISLAMABAD, Apr 16 (APP): The Inter-Media Cricket Tournament organized by Pakistan Telecommunications Company Limited (PTCL) continues in full swing here. The tournament, organized in collaboration with National Press Club, comprises of teams belonging to national and international print and electronic media. The first round saw thrilling matches between various teams which competed fiercely to reach the second round.
 
Army excels in National Taekwondo
KARACHI, Apr 16 (APP): Pakistan Army swept all the 30 gold medals at stake in the National Taekwondo Championship at the Rangers Training Centre & School here, said a news release issued here on Wednesday. Army martial arts players dominated the event from start to finish with superb technique and power.  Army player ended with 30 golds, two silvers and as many bronze medals to accumulate 797 points.
 
Sports diplomacy to highlight Pakistani talent in UAE
ISLAMABAD, April 16 (APP): Prime Minister’s Special Envoy, Ambassador Javed Malik said on Wednesday sports played an important role in connecting people and promoting a sense of healthy interaction aimed at building positive relations between the communities. “We always support such initiatives that bring people together,” he  said while speaking as the guest of honour alongwith diplomats from Sri Lanka and India who were joined by the Chairman of Dubai Cricket Council at the launching ceremony of T-20 Super stars cricket tournament being organized in Dubai under the auspices of Dubai Cricket Council.
 
Kabir looking forward to build Afghanistan team for Cricket World Cup
KARACHI, Apr 16 (APP): Afghanistan chief coach Kabir Khan said on Wednesday that he was looking forward to build the team for next year’s ICC Cricket World Cup. “Its my endeavour to build-up Afghanistan team for World Cup showpiece event,” he told APP on arrival here from Peshawar. 2015 World Cup is co-hosted by Australia and New Zealand in February-March and Afghanistan is among the qualfiers for the event.
 
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President confers civil, military awards on 157 outstanding individuals PDF Print E-mail

 ISLAMABAD, March 23 (APP): President Pervez Musharraf Sunday conferred civil and military awards on outstanding individuals at an investiture ceremony here at the Aiwan-e-Sadr. The ceremony marking the Pakistan Day celebrations was attended by caretaker Prime Minister Mohammadmian Soomro, members of his cabinet, services chiefs, ambassadors and notables.

The awards are given in recognition of the meritorious services rendered by men and women in in their respective fields, or for exemplary acts of gallantry.

The awards were announced for 157 persons including 24 women and 14 foreigners on August 14 last year.

The President conferred the awards on sixty-two (62) individuals at the Aiwan-e-Sadr.

Of these 28 were awarded in various categories for “acts of bravery, heroism, courage and rendering of dedicated services with selfless devotion in human rights and public service.”

Four of these awards were received by young sons of slain officers and one by a young daughter, while the rest were received by the widows of those who fell victim to terrorists.

SITARA-I-BASALAT (21): The Sitara-e-Basalat is in recognition of the exemplary leadership, excellent planning and their dauntless operations, that raised the stature of the armed forces not only within the country and abroad.

Lt Gen Shujaat Zameer Dar, Maj Gen Tahir Mehmood, Maj Gen Muhammad Farooq, Maj Gen Muhammad Haroon Aslam, Brig Muhammad Mumtaz, Capt Zahid Akram, Lt Col Muhammad Siddiq, Lt Col Amir Hameed (Shaheed), Lt Col Muhammad Rizwan Lashari, Maj Naeemullah Khattak, Maj Basharat Ahmad Noor, Maj Pervaiz Siddiq (Shaheed), Maj Khalid Aziz (Shaheed), Maj Tahir Mehmood, Maj Adil Ubaid, Maj Tauqeer Anwar Khan, Capt Salman Farooq Lodhi (Shaheed), Capt Zameer Abbas (Shaheed), Naib Subedar Muhammad Ilyas (Shaheed), Naib Subedar Ghulam Rabbi (Shaheed) and Lance Naik Sikandar Hayat (Shaheed).

HILAL-I-SHUJA’AT (03): Late Malik Mohammad Saad Khan, Late Inspector Hassan Khan, Lt. Col. Haroon Islam(Shaheed)

HILAL-I-IMTIAZ (06): Prof. Dr. Muhammad Iqbal

Choudhary, Justice Amir ul Mulk Mengal, Lt. Gen. Syed

Shujaat Hussain, Begum Bilquis Edhi, Prof. Dr. Jawad

Sajid Khan Begum Kulsum Saifullah Khan,

SITARA-I-SHUJA’AT (07): Late Khan Razik Khan, Sher

Akbar, District Police Officer, Late Tariq Mahmood,

Late Muhammad Salim, Sharfuddin Memon, Late Abid Ali,

Muhammad Umar Morio

SITARA-I-IMTIAZ (03): Prof. Dr. Mohammad Miyanoor Wala

Amin, Late Dr. Aftab Ahmed, Shun Imaizumi        

TAMGHA-I-SHUJAA’T (18): Late Mohammad Jamshed Jadoon,

Late Abdul Aleem, Mrs. Nasreen Nasir, Late Bostan Gul,

Qurban Ali, Late Muhammad Abdullah Gondal,

Late Imtiaz-ul-Haq, Late Muhammad Naeem, Late Ahmed

Noor, Late Naseer Ahmed, Late Fareed Khan, Late Jawaid

Ahmed, Late Yasir Iqbal, Mubarrak Hussain, Late. Nazar

Muhammad, Late Faiz-ur-Rehman, Late Muhammad Sadiq,

Late. Sub. (retd) Said Ur Rehman,

TAMGHA-I-IMTIAZ (03): Mrs. Shirin Walji, Hafiz Tahir

Khalil, Shakil Shaikh

TAMGHA-I-KHIDMAT (01): Igor Nikolaevich Morozov

President’s Awards for Pride of Performance are conferred for outstanding achievements in the fields of Art, Literature, Science, Sports and Nursing. This year 39 individuals have been awarded the Pride of Performance.

In Academics these are awarded for research, achievement or performance in Medicine, Science, Engineering, Technology, Philosophy, History, Literature or the Arts, and invention of national importance.

The receipents of the Pride of Performance include; Jamaluddin Ahmed, Dr Liaqat Ali Khan, Ghulam Mohy-ud-din, Sohail Ahmed, Syed Zia Hasnain Shah, Ziafat Hussain, Dr Mohammad Shahzad, S Tauqeer ul Islam, Mohammad Arshad, Dr Farhan Saif, Dr Syed Abdul Mujeeb, Prof Dr Mohammad Saeed Khokhar, Begum Anis Fatima Majid Khan, Allah Bux, Akhtar Muneer, Gopad Das, Ustad Mehr Ali Khan, Ustad Sher Ali Khan, Naheed Raza, Miss Gulbahar Bano, Mujahid Hussain, Rashid Malik (late), Mrs Sultana Siddique, Abdul Karim Baloch, Nisar Malik, Abdul Qadir Junejo, Hanif Raza, Nasreen H Askari, Shafqat Amanat Ali Khan, Mansoor Ahmed Rahi, Ustad Mubarak Ali Khan, Mrs Noorul Huda Shah, Dr Saleem Akhtar, Dr Noor Nabi Tanveer Abbasi (late), Prof Dr Mohammad Taha Khan, Lt Cmndr Zahid Rauf, Miss Nida Waseem, Zubair Ahmed and Shahid Rahman.

Pakistani citizens are eligible for awards in the Order of Shuja’at, Imtiaz and President’s Awards for Pride of Performance while foreign nationals can be given civil awards in any Order for eminence and outstanding services to Pakistan in a significant field of activity.

The announcement of civil awards is generally made on Independence Day, and their investiture takes place on the following Pakistan Day - 23rd of March.

 

     

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