KARACHI: Sindh Governor Dr. Ishrat-ul-Ebad Khan in an impressive ceremony held at Governor House here on Monday, on the eve of Pakistan Day, conferred civil awards to 27 personalities for their extra-ordinary services in various fields.
The Governor awarded five 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 awards for Pride of Performance were 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). Ahmed.
The Governor also 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-Hochey), 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 & Craft, Health and Journalism.