In order to honor the ‘unsung heroes’, the government of Pakistan has announced the list of 127 citizens who will be conferred civil awards by President Dr. Arif Alvi this year.
Every year, civilians are awarded for their exceptional and distinguished service in various fields of activities like social work, public affairs, science and engineering, trade and industry, medicine, literature and education, sports etc.
The Pakistani celebrities who will receive the civil awards this year include popular artists including singers Attaullah Khan Esakhelvi and Sajjad Ali, film actors Babra Sharif, Reema Khan, Mehwish Hayat, TV actor Shabbir Jan, and theatre legend Iftikhar Thakur.
The Punjab Nahi Jaongi actress Mehwish Hayat will be awarded Tamgha-i-Imtiaz whereas Reema Khan, Shabbir Jan and Iftikhar Thakur will be conferred Pride of Performance.
The veteran actress Babra Sharif, Attaullah Khan Esakhelvi and Sajjad Ali will be given Sitara-i-Imtiaz.
Apart from celebrities, newscaster Ishrat Fatima and TV anchor Arshad Sharif will also be honored.
نیوز کی دنیا کا بڑا نام عشرت ثاقب کو پرائیڈ آف پرفارمنس ایوارڈ کے لئے نامزد کردیا گیا ۔یہ ایوارڈ 23 مارچ کو صدر پاکستان عارف علوی انہیں دیں گے۔بہت مبارک عشرت آپا ہمیں آپ پر فخر ہے ۔ pic.twitter.com/omXY6KoKE3
— Javeria Siddique (@javerias) March 10, 2019
The award ceremony will be held on Pakistan Day on March 23 and we know that it will be a day to remember.
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