RAWALPINDI, Oct 5 (APP): Commander Rawalpindi Corps, Lieutenant General Sahir Shamshad Mirza on Tuesday in an investiture ceremony conferred military awards to the Army Officers and soldiers of Rawalpindi and Mangla Corps.
Commander Rawalpindi Corps, Lieutenant General Sahir Shamshad Mirza was Chief Guest on the awards’ distribution ceremony of Rawalpindi and Mangla Corps held at Army Auditorium General Headquarters (GHQ), said an Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) media release.
The awards of Sitara-i-Imtiaz (Military), Tamgha-i-Imtiaz (Military) and Tamgha-i-Basalat were conferred on Army officers and soldiers.
Around 25 Shaheed (martyred) soldiers were awarded Tamgha-i-Basalat, whereas the next of kins of Shuhada (martyrs) received their awards posthumously.
Moreover, 67 officers were awarded Sitara-i-Imtiaz (Military) and 122 officers were awarded Tamgha-i-Imtiaz (Military) for rendering meritorious services to the nation.
A large number of senior Army officers and families of awardees attended the ceremony.