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14 journalists to receive civil awards

 JournalismPakistan.com |  Published August 15, 2023

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14 journalists to receive civil awards

ISLAMABAD—Fourteen journalists will receive the government of Pakistan’s civil awards for their contribution to journalism on March 23, 2024.

The Cabinet Division on Independence Day announced Pakistan Civil Awards for 397 individuals from various fields. Conferred by the President, the civil awards are announced on Independence Day every year. The investiture ceremonies are held at Aiwan e Sadr, provincial headquarters, JSHQ/GHQ, and missions abroad on the subsequent Pakistan Day, 23 March.

Late Zahid Malik, who was the owner of the daily Pakistan Observer, has been conferred Hilal-i-Imtiaz. Five journalists—Saleem Bukhari, Suhail Sarwar Warriach, Salman Ghani, Wasif Nagi, and Ghulam Muhammad Arif Najmi—will get Sitara i Imtiaz.

Nine journalists will be awarded Tamgha i Imtiaz—Amjad Aziz Malik, Saleem Malik, Syed Naqi, Haider Naqvi, Shama Junejo, Waqar Satti, Farooq Adil, Fahd Hussain, and Iftikhar Ahmed.

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