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Armed forces’ officers given awards

August 14, 2006

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RAWALPINDI, Aug 13: President Gen Pervez Musharraf has conferred awards on the officers of the armed forces on the occasion of the 59th Independence Day, said press releases issued by the directorates of public relations of Army, Navy and Air Force here Sunday.

Hilal-i-Imtiaz (Military) has been awarded to Maj-Gen Muhammad Akram Sahi, Punjab; Maj-Gen Ahmed Shuja Pasha, FF; Maj- Gen Muhammad Farooq, Artillery; Maj-Gen Muhammad Tahir Saeed, ASC; Maj-Gen Masood Hasan, Artillery; Maj-Gen Muhammad Mustafa Khan, AC; Maj-Gen Ayaz Saleem Rana, AC; Maj-Gen Naeem Khalid Lodhi, Engineering Corps; Maj-Gen Qasim Qureshi, Punjab; Maj-Gen Bilal Omer Khan, AC; Maj-Gen Imtiaz Ahmed, Engineers; Maj-Gen Muhammad Javed Khan, AMC; Maj-Gen Abdul Malik, AMC; Rear Admiral Shahid Lateef, Navy; Rear Admiral Noman Bashir, Navy; Air Vice-Marshal Hifazatullah Khan, PAF; Air Vice-Marshal M. Ikramullah Bhatti, PAF.

Sitara-i-Imtiaz (Military) has been conferred on Brig Salim Ahmed Khan, EME; Brig Imran Rahman, EME; Brig Sohail Shafkat, ASC; Brig Faizul Karim Khan Burki, FF; Brig Babar Amin, AD; Brig Adnan Siddiqui, Signals; Brig Iftikhar Haider, Engineers; Brig Raja Imtiaz Ayub, Punjab; Brig Iftikhar Ali, Signals; Brig Ulfat Hussain, ASC; Brig Gul Farid Khan, AC; Brig Hassan Rafi, AC; Brig Riaz Ahmed Noor, Signals; Brig Fazal Nawaz Khan, Azad Kashmir Regiment; Brig Muhammad Niaz, Ordnance; Brig Sher Afghan Khan Niazi, Engineers; Brig Shahid Masood, Baloch; Brig Muhammad Mahmood Khan, FF; Brig Ayaz Mahmood Gilani, FF; Brig Liaquat Ali Khan, Artillery; Brig Syed Anwar Mehdi, Punjab; Brig Muhammad Murad, AC; Brig Muhammad Zafar Imtiaz, Artillery; Brig Noorul Amin Butt, Artillery; Brig Salim Ashraf, Baloch; Brig Maqsood Ahmad, Artillery; Brig Muhammad Ifzal, Aviation; Brig Muhammad Massadiq, Punjab; Brig Sohail Tirmizi, Baloch Regiment; Brig Niaz Kausar Sheikh, ASC; Brig Naeem Sarwar, CMI; Brig Muhammad Zafar Hussain Wahla, AK; Brig Haque Nawaz, AD; Brig Sikandar Ali Malik, AMC; Brig Muhammad Sultan Muzaffar, AMC; Col Asim Rehan, EME; Col Muhammad Ismail, Sindh; Col Shahid Waseem, Sindh; Col Javed Iqbal Lodhi, Artillery; Col Muhammad Hafeez Dogar, Baloch; Col Abdul Hameed, Engineers; Col Nazar Mohyuddin, Punjab; Col Owais Tayyab, Signals; Col Muhammad Tariq Masood, Ordnance; Col Ishtiaq Haneef Wyne, Signals; Col Muhammad Jamil Akhtar, Signals; Col Abdullah Mahmood Zahid, AD; Col Hafeez Akram, Artillery; Col Amir Nazim Khan, ADC; and Col Ms Nasreen Akhtar, AFNS.

The naval officers who have received Sitara-i-Imtaiz (Military) are: Commodore Dr Sarfraz Hussain, Commodore Sayid Khawar Ali, Commodore Khalid Owais, Commodore Shahid Saeed, Commodore Tahseenullah Khan, Commodore Khawaja Ghazanfar Hussain and Commodore Mumtaz Raza.

PAF officers who have been awarded Sitara-i-Imtiaz are: Air Commodore Wasimuddin, Air Commodore Muhammad Hussain, Air Commodore Sarfraz Ahmed Khan, Air Commodore Aminullah Khan, Group Capt Syed Suhail Salim, Group Capt Muhammad Salman, Group Capt Shahid Aslam Khan, Air Commodore Sirajul Munir, Air Commodore Javed Anayat Malik, Group Capt Riaz Qadeer Khalid, Group Capt Fazluminallah, Air Commodore Muhammad Arshad and Group Capt S.M. Fazal.

The army officers who have been awarded Tamgha-i-Imtiaz (Military) are: Lt-Col Muhammad Aftab Alam, EME; Lt-Col Riaz Ahmed Naseem, Signals; Lt-Col Muhammad Shaukat, EME; Lt-Col Jehan Zeb, AMC; Lt-Col Saeed Akram, AMC; Lt-Col Ms Nusrat Zaffar, AMC; Lt-Col Farooq Ahmad, Engineers; Lt-Col Javid Iqbal, CMI; Lt-Col Zahid Iqbal, Engineers; Lt-Col Fazalur Rehman, Artillery; Lt-Col Jamshaid Hayat, Artillery; Lt-Col Ihsanullah Khan, AC; Lt-Col Jamshed Saleem, Ordnance; Lt-Col Farhat Abbas Khan, AC; Lt-Col Imtiaz Ahmad, ASC; Lt-Col Shakil Imtiaz, Artillery; Lt-Col Sajid Hamid, Artillery; Lt-Col Shahrukh, Engineers; Lt-Col Khalid Hussain, Artillery; Lt-Col Mussarat Naeem, Artillery; Lt-Col Ahsan Bilal, Engineers; Lt-Col Sheikh Qamarul Islam, AD; Lt-Col Zahid Majeed, Artillery; Lt-Col Sadiq Abbas Zaidi, Signals; Lt- Col Muhammad Sajid, AC; Lt-Col Masoodul Hasan, AK; Lt-Col Kamaluddin Zia, Ordnance; Lt-Col Amjad Pervaiz, Signals; Lt-Col Saqib Qayum, Aviation; Lt-Col Nasir Iftikhar Ahmad, Aviation; Lt- Col Muhammad Sulaiman Malik, Signals; Lt-Col Muhammad Shoaib Bhatti, Artillery; Lt-Col Masood Sadiq, Signals; Lt-Col Zahid Mahmood Abbasi, ASC; Lt-Col Ahmad Nawaz Shaikh, ASC; Lt-Col Nadeem Ahmed Khan, AC; Lt-Col Maqsood Ellahi, CMI; Lt-Col Sardar Nazir Ahmad Dogar, Ordnance; Lt-Col Muhammad Ijaz, Engineering Corps; Lt-Col Abid Ali, Aviation; Lt-Col Sarfraz Ahmad, Engineers; Lt-Col Javed Iqbal, Artillery; Lt-Col Hidayatullah, JAG; Lt-Col Ms Nuzhat Zaheer, AMC; Lt-Col Ms Hina Aftab, AMC; Lt- Col Faridoon Khan, EME; Lt-Col Khalid Khalique, AMC; Lt-Col Qaisar Hussain, AMC; Lt-Col Rizwan Tariq Alam, Artillery; Lt-Col Abdul Nasir, FF; Lt-Col Syed Husnain Sohail, AMC; Lt-Col Muhammad Islam, AEC; Lt-Col Badruddin, AMC; Lt-Col Tariq Zia, EME; Lt-Col Sanaullah, AMC; Lt-Col Ms Ifat Bibi, AFNS; Maj Imtiaz Ali Khan, Engineers; Maj Muhammad Wazeer, Artillery; Maj Ghulam Karim, EME; Maj Muhammad Ajmal Khan, CMI; Maj Nadeem Gulzar, Punjab; Maj Shahdad Khan, AD; Maj Raja Sohail Sarwar, FF; Maj S. Saleem Ahmad, Artillery; Maj Zulfiqar Hussain Narejo, AC; Maj Muhammad Afzal Shad, Signals; Maj Muhammad Arshid Mahmood Naz, CSO; Maj Samiullah Jan, FF; Maj Saqib Saeed, Punjab; Maj Nazar Muhammad, ASC; Maj Mohammad Akram, Baloch; Maj Shaukat Ali, AK; Maj Muhammad Jehangir, Aviation; Maj Tahir Mahmud, Sindh; Maj Iqbal Haider Raza Khan, Baloch; Maj Muhammad Riffat Mahmood, Artillery; Maj Chaudhry Aqeel Safdar, AMC; Maj Ahsan Altaf, AMC; Maj Wasim Ahmed Malik, AMC; Maj Ms Tahira Bibi, AFNS.

Officers from navy who have received the award are: Commander Tanvir Ahmad, Commander Asrar Amin, Commander Muhammad Shafique, Commander Ovais Ahmed Bilgrami, Lt-Comm Syed Kashif Raza, Lt-Comm Muhammad Hayat Khan, Lt-Comm Anjum Malik, Lt-Comm Rashid Anwar, Lt-Comm Javed Zia and Lt-Comm Tanveer Ahmad.

PAF officers are: Group Capt Ziaul Haque Shamsi, Group Capt Nadeem Shujaat Khan, Wing Commander Wasim Hussain, Wing Commander Abdul Jabbar Khan, Wing Commander Syed Noman Ali, Wing Commander Usaidur Rehman Usmani, Wing Commander Muhammad Naeem, Wing Commander Rana Mustansar Abbas Khan, Wing Commander Jibran Saleem Butt, Wing Commander Hafiz Noor Anwar, Wing Commander Khurram Shahzada and Group Capt Gohar Saeed Khan.

Those who have received Tamgha-i-Jurrat are Maj Umar Farooq Rana, Aviation; Maj Suhail Sadiq, Aviation; Capt Nadeem Raza, Aviation.

The recipient of Sitara-i-Basalat are Maj-Gen Salim Nawaz, Baloch; Brig Imtiaz Ahmed, Punjab; Air Commodore Muhammad Siddique Javed (late), PAF; Col Furqanuddin, Sindh; Maj Malik Mumtaz Ahmed, Aviation; Capt Irfan Aslam, Aviation; Capt Muhammad Yahya Jan (shaheed), AD; and Havildar Muhammad Rafique, Aviation.

Those who have received Tamgha-i-Basalat are: Brig Azizur Rehman, Artillery; Lt-Col Malik Majid Hamid, Artillery; Maj Abdul Jabbar Khan Asad, Artillery; Maj Arsalan Shaheen, Aviation; Subedar Ehsanullah, FC, Balochistan; Subedar Zewar Khan Khattak (shaheed), FC, NWFP; Naib Subedar Khairat Hussain, AK; Naib Subedar Sahib Rehman Wazir (shaheed), FC, NWFP; Havildar Muhammad Asif, Aviation; Havildar Inayat Khan Orakzai, FC, NWFP; Naik Hassan Ali Turi (shaheed) FC, NWFP; Sepoy Nasir Khan (shaheed), AK; Sepoy Mujeebur Rehman (shaheed), AK; Sepoy Shamsuddin, Punjab; Sepoy Jehangir Khan, FC, Balochistan; and Sepoy Muhammad Islam, FC, Balochistan.

The naval personnel who have been given Tamgha-i-Basalat are: Capt Sajid Iqbal Hussain; Lt-Com Naveed Razzaq (shaheed); Lieutenant Syed Mohabat Shah; Lieutenant Jawad Hussain; Sub-Lt Attiqur Rehman; CSNA Bisharat Ali; WEA (AC)-II Miraj Akram; MEA-IV Siraj Khan, Navy; LPM Rahim Badshah, Navy; AA-IV M Zulfiqar Ali (shaheed); L/CHEF M. Habib (shaheed); LMEM Tariq Nadeem (shaheed); LMT (OT) M. Khalid (shaheed); SW-I Akmal Masih (posthumous); LWEM (O) Tauseef (shaheed); WIT-II Nadeem Ahmed Jan (shaheed); MEM-II M. Imran (shaheed); MEM-II M Tariq Javed (shaheed); MEM-II Habibullah Anjum (shaheed); CT-II S Asad Abbas Zaidi (shaheed).

Those who have been awarded Imtiazi Sanad are: Brig Muhammad Tahir, Aviation; Col Tahir Maqsood Khan, Aviation; Lt-Col Muhammad Irfan Khan, Aviation; Lt-Col Tariq Mahmood Malik, CMI; Maj Mirza Adeel Danish, CMI; Maj Pervaiz Siddique, Baloch; Maj Muhammad Arif, CMI; Maj Javed Iqbal, Aviation; Subedar Suleman Sher, FC, NWFP; Naib Subedar Falik Nawaz, FF; Naib Subedar Awal Faqir Orakzai, FC, NWFP; Havildar Muhammad Arshad Khan, CMI.