KARACHI: Chief of the Naval Staff, Admiral Muhammad Asif Sandila conferred military awards on Pakistan Navy officers and CPOs/Sailors at an investiture ceremony held at the Bahria Auditorium.
The recipients of Sitara-i-Imtiaz (Military) were Commodore Asif Hameed, Commodore Ahmed Saeed, Commodore Sajid Mahmood, Commodore Shahid Sohail Rao, Commodore Naseer Ahmed, Commodore Imran Akram, Commodore Syed Asad Karim, Commodore Zahid Iqbal, Commodore Saleem Iqbal, Commodore Imran Ahmad, Commodore Syed Arshad Ali, Commodore Syed Naseer-ud-Din, Commodore Muhammad Saqib Fazal, Commodore Ghazanfar Abbas, Commodore Hamid Hussain, Commodore Muzammil Hussain, Commodore Tahir Abbas, Commodore Sajid Mahmood Shahzad, Commodore Muhammad Abid, Commodore Abdul Mateen, Commodore Naghman, Commodore Muhammad Arshad, Commodore Nadeem Qamar, Commodore Ather Saleem, Commodore Shafqat Azad and Commodore Adnan Khaliq.
Tamgha-i-Imtiaz (Military) was awarded to Captain Mubashar Mahmood, Captain Syed Rizwan Khalid, Captain Rizwan Ali Munawar, Captain Syed Nayyer Mohsin, Captain Shifaat Ali Khan, Captain Muhammad Ashraf Bhatti, Captain Kamran Ahmed, Captain Muhammad Fayyaz Ashraf, Commander Azeem Sadiq, Commander Ijaz Ahmed, Commander Khyber Zaman, Commander Ashar Mahmood, Commander Ahmed Hussain, Commander Hussain Jaffar, Commander Dr. Hassan Khalid, Commander Syed Riaz Zakir Hussain Abdi, Commander Asim Sohail Malik, Commander Arshad Mohyuddin, Commander Saeed-ul-Hassan, Commander Rao Ahmed Imran Anwar , Commander Abrar Ahmad, Lt Commander Syed Mohabat Shah, Lt Commander Zarrar Bin Altaf, Lt Commander Muhammad Iqbal, Lt Commander Imran Akhtar, Lt Commander Abdul Rasool, Lt Commander Shujaat Hussain and Lt Commander Zulfiquar.
The recipients of Tamgha-i-Basalat were Captain Sajid Hussain, Commander Shujat Riaz, Lt Commander Saqib Khan, Lt Zia-ur-Rehman, Muhammad Naseer CDA-I, Muhammad Hassan Khan LMGT (M), Faheem Ahmed LCDT, Mukhtar Hussain MAR-I, Shahid Qayyum CDT-I and Syed Waseem Abbas UWT-I.
Twenty two Tamgha-i-Khidmat (Military) Class-I were awarded to PN Sailors including Adalat Ali Khan CMEA, Bashir Ahmed Tahir CMEA (L), M Afzal Asi CMEA, Abdul Hameed CAEA, Mohammad Saeed CMEA, Abdul Rahim CWEA(S), Ghulam Nabi CMEA(H), Itbar Khan CWEA(S), Mohammad Sharif CWEA(OC), Muhammad Arshad CMEA, Muzaffar Ahmed CMEA, Muhammad Saleem Buzdar CMEA, Muhammad Sadiq CMEA, Masood Ahmed CMEA(H), Qamar Abbas CWEA(S), Nazar Hussain CWEA(S), Liaquat Ali CMEA, Muhammad Abaidullah CWEA(FC), Akhter Hussain CWEA (OC), Muhammad Siddique CMEA, Abdul Hadi CMEA and Mohammad Yahya CWEA (OC).
The ceremony was attended by a large number of serving and retired officers of the armed forces and the families of award winners.