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President Zardari Honors 42 Officers with Military Awards

Military Awards

ISLAMABAD: President Asif Ali Zardari, on Sunday, presided over a solemn ceremony at Aiwan-e-Sadr to confer military awards upon 42 officers of the Pakistan armed forces, in recognition of their exemplary services in safeguarding the nation.

The event, held in commemoration of Pakistan Day, was attended by distinguished senior officers of the armed forces, government officials, and the families of the awardees.

Among the recipients of the prestigious Hilal-i-Imtiaz (Military) were notable officers including Lt. Gen. Mohsin Muhammad Qureshi, Air Marshal Abdul Moeed Khan, Air Marshal Tariq Zia, Air Marshal Ghulam Abbas Ghuman, Major Gen. Shoaib Ahmed, Major Gen. Naseer Ahmed Samore, Rear Admiral Habibur Rehman, Major Gen. Shazia Nisar, Major Gen. Ejaz Ghani, Major Gen. Nadeem Ahmed Rana, Major Gen. Waseem Ahmad Khan, Major Gen. Arshad Naseem, Rear Admiral Syed Ahmed Salman, Major Gen. Arshad Mehmood, Major Gen. Muhammad Atif Mansha, Major Gen. Javed Dost Chandio, Major Gen. Muhammad Irfan Khan, and Major General Syed Asif Hussain.

Additionally, other deserving officers recognized with Hilal-i-Imtiaz (Military) included Major Gen. Sheheryar Parvez Butt, Air Vice Marshal Zaffar Aslam, Major Gen. Imranullah, Rear Admiral Jawad Ahmed, Rear Admiral Abdul Munib, Rear Admiral Faisal Amin, Major Gen. Muhammad Raza Aizad, Major General Muhammad Ishaq Khattak, Major Gen. Ch. Amin Ajmal, Major Gen. Jawwad Ahmed Qazi, Major Gen. Ahmad Bilal, Major Gen. Iftikhar Hassan Chaudhry, Major Gen. Ehsan Ali, Major Gen. Kamran Nazir Malik, Major Gen. Wajid Aziz, and Major Gen. Muhammad Umer Bashir.

Furthermore, Major Gen. Asad ur Rehman Afzal Cheema, Major Gen. Mushtaq Ali, Major Gen. Muhammad Imtanan Babar, Major Gen. Muhammad Farhan Yousaf, Rear Admiral Syed Faisal Ali Shah, Major Gen. Ahsan Altaf, and Major Gen. Abeena Choudry were also honored with Hilal-i-Imtiaz (Military) for their outstanding contributions.

Lastly, in a poignant tribute, President Zardari posthumously conferred the Sitara-i-Basalat upon Captain Abdul Wali Shaheed, who made the ultimate sacrifice during a counter-terrorism operation in North Waziristan.

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