President of Pakistan confers military awards to Pakistan Navy Officers for outstanding performance

Islamabad:    (Parliament Times)    (PR)    President of Pakistan Dr Arif Alvi conferred military medals and
honours upon valiant sons of the soil for their remarkable performance during recent standoff.
During post Pulwama standoff, Indian Navy deviously deployed its submarine against
Pakistan. However, owing to the professionalism and dexterity, the valiant Pakistan Navy aviation
officers, Lieutenant Commander Humair Iftikhar and Lieutenant Commander Khurram Daud
onboard Pakistan Navy’s P3C Orion Aircraft successfully detected and blocked the Indian Navy
Submarine from entering into Pakistani waters. Likewise, Pakistan Navy Submarines remained
discreetly deployed in adversary areas to thwart enemy’s nefarious designs. In recognition of acts
of gallantry and valour during the crisis, Captain Syed Ailya Hassan Pakistan Navy and Lieutenant
Commander Humair Iftikhar were conferred with Sitara-i-Basalat and Lieutenant Commander
Khurram Daud was awarded Tamgha-i-Basalat.
President Dr Arif Alvi has also approved military & civil awards to Officers, Chief Petty
Officers/ Sailors and Civilians of Pakistan Navy. The awards include 03 Hilal-e-Imtiaz (Military), 02
Sitara-e-Basalat, 08 Tamgha-e-Basalat, 14 Sitara-e-Imtiaz (Military) and 13 Tamgha-e Imtaiz
(Military). In addition, 04 awards of Imtiazi Sanad and 98 awards of Tamgha-e- Khidmat (Military)
have been approved upon Master Chief Petty Officers, Chief Petty Officers and Sailors. Letter of
Commendation from Chief of Naval Staff was also awarded to 66 Officers, Master Chief Petty
Officers, Chief Petty Officers/Sailors and civilians in recognition of excellence and outstanding
performance in their respective fields.

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