Karachi, March 24, 2015 (PPI-OT): Sindh Governor Dr Ishrat Ul Ebad Khan, on behalf of President of Pakistan conferred civil awards to 27 personalities for their extraordinary services in various fields in an impressive ceremony held at the Governor House on Monday to mark Pakistan Day.
The governor awarded Sitara-e-Imtiaz to Prof Dr Abdul Qadir Mughal (education), Yousaf Kamal Shakeel (art), Prof Nisar Ahmed Siddiqi (public service), Najeeb Danawala (public service) and Muhammad Siddiq Sheikh (public service).
The Presidential Award for Pride of Performance was conferred on Dr Rukhsana Mughal (health), Prof Shahnaz Ismail (visual arts, education) Mehar Afroze (art, painting), Masmat Pari (Farasi Banai), Salahuddin Tunio (art, acting), Abdul Kareem Solangi (art, sculpturing), Muhammad Bakhsh (art), Vali Ram Vallabhu (literature), Dr Ali Shouq, (literacy and education) Muhammad Saleem Kousar (literature), Muhammad Idress Bakhtair (journalism) and Aqeel Khan (sport tennis).
The governor awarded Tamgha-e-Imtiaz to Dr Syed Riaz Baqar (science research), Muhammad Zafar Adil Malik (engineering), Prof Zakariyya Sajid (journalism), Allama Ghulam Rasool Saeedi (education), Prof Dr Shakeel Auj Shaheed (posthumous, education), Anwaar Ahmed Khan (posthumous, sport, hockey), Abdul Waheed Khan (sport, hockey), Najamul Saqib Hameed (social services), Mehtabuddin Chawla (social services) and Syed Ateequr Rehman (social services). The awards were given for remarkable services in the field of education, literature, science, art and craft, health and journalism.
For more information, contact:
Syed Wajahat Ali
Advisor to Governor (Higher Education and Media)
Sindh Governor House
Tel: +92-21-99201216-7, +92-21-99201201-3