85 conferred with highest civil awards on Pakistan Day

 24 Mar 2014 - 9:51

A soldier guards at the mausoleum of the Founder of Pakistan, Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah, during Pakistan Day ceremony in Karachi, yesterday.

ISLAMABAD: Eighty-five people from across Pakistan were yesterday conferred with Pakistan’s highest civil awards in recognition of their services they have rendered in their respective fields for the development of the country.
Marking the Pakistan Day, President Mamnoon Hussain and provincial governors conferred the awards in Islamabad, Peshawar, Karachi, Lahore and Quetta.
President Hussain conferred civilian national awards on 39 individuals including five foreigners at an investiture ceremony held at the Aiwan-e-Sadr in Islamabad. The Governor of Punjab, on behalf of the President, decorated 20 recipients in Lahore, the Governor of Sindh decorated 12 recipients in Karachi, the Governor of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa decorated nine recipients in Peshawar and the Governor of Balochistan decorated five recipients in Quetta.