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Press Release
Rawalpindi - August 13, 2009: 

Government of Pakistan has announced honours and awards for the Armed Forces of Pakistan on the occasion of 62nd Independence of Pakistan. Details are as follow:-

Sitara-i-Basalat have been awarded to Brigadier Saeed Ahmed (Shaheed), Brigadier Muhammad Afzal Cheema (Shaheed), Colonel Muhammad Nauman Saeed, Major Asif Javed, Major Abdul Shakoor, Major Sajjad Hadir Shah, (Shaheed), Major Muhammad Zia Ul Haque, (Shaheed), Major Tayyub Aziz, (Shaheed), Major Asad Akbar, (Shaheed), Captain Bilal Zafar, (Shaheed), Captain Muneeb Ahmed, (Shaheed), Captain Mearaj Muhammad (Shaheed), Lieutenant Haider Nazir, (Shaheed), Lieutenant Sohail Ahmed, (Shaheed), Lieutenant Jahangir Khan (Shaheed), Naib Subedar Nisar Ahmed (Shaheed) and Group Captain Amir Masud, Pakistan Air Force.

Tamgha-i-Basalat and Bar has been awarded to Colonel Sajid Naveed and Lieutenant Colonel Nawazish Ali.

Tamgha-i-Basalat have been awarded to Brigadier Muhammad Saleem Soekarno, Colonel Tahir Maqsood Khan, Lieutenant Colonel Pir Umar Farooq, (Shaheed), Lieutenant Colonel Irfan Hassan, Lieutenant Colonel Zahid Mahmood, Lieutenant Colonel Mumtaz Hussain, Lieutenant Colonel Syed Mubasher Hassan, Lieutenant Colonel Chanzeb Khan, Major Muhammad Bilal Anwar, Major Zahid Bari, Major Zafar Ullah Khan Niazi, Major Khalid Rashid Maooz, Major Muhammad Umair Khan Bangash, Major Sajid Ilyas, Major Sardar Ali Khan Siddiqi, Captain Muhammad Tahir, Captain Bilal Bin Khalid, Captain Shaukat Ali, Captain Jaleel Abbas, Captain Safar Khan, Captain Jawad Hamid, Captain Najam Riaz Raja, (Shaheed), Captain Jonaid Khan, (Shaheed), Captain Asad Mehmood, Captain Ejaz Shah, Captain Kamran Khan, Lieutenant Awais Nadeem, Lieutenant Safdar Abbas Saqib, Lieutenant Zeeshan Naeem, Subedar Major Fazal Khan, (Shaheed), Subedar Ehsan Ullah Khan, Ris Muhammad Khan, (Shaheed), Subedar Ali Asghar, (Shaheed), Naib Subedar Muhammad Rafique, Naib Subedar Haider Khan, (Shaheed), Naib Subedar Abdul Khaliq, (Shaheed), Naib Subedar Abdul Ghafoor, Naib Subedar Noor Badshah, Havildar Mir Hassan, (Shaheed), Havildar Muhammad Qasim (Shaheed), Havildar Muhammad Afzal, (Shaheed), Havildar Abdul Rouf Qusar, (Shaheed), Havildar Muhammad Saleem, (Shaheed), Havildar Shahid Shakeel, (Shaheed), Havildar Bashir Ahmed Khan, (Shaheed), Naik Khaliq Zaman, (Shaheed), Naik Shahid Rasool, (Shaheed), Naik Abid Hussain, (Shaheed), Naik Ghulam Mustafa (Shaheed), Lance Naik Shakeel Ahmed, (Shaheed), Lance Naik Jehan Zeb, (Shaheed), Lance Naik Riaz, (Shaheed), Lance Naik Muhammad Arslan Sajjad, (Shaheed), Lance Naik Amir, (Shaheed), Lance Naik Muhammad Anwaiz, (Shaheed), Unpaid/Lance Naik Naveed Hussain, (Shaheed), Sepoy Shakeel Ahmed, (Shaheed), Sepoy Muhammad Asif Nawaz, (Shaheed), Sepoy Khan Faraz, (Shaheed), Sehpar Khan Bad Shah, (Shaheed), Sepoy Kashif Iqbal, Sepoy Zakir Khan, (Shaheed), Sepoy Muslim Ali, Sepoy Mashooque Ali, Sepoy Fazal Ur Rehman, (Shaheed), Sepoy Atta Muhammad, (Shaheed), Sepoy Ali Sher, (Shaheed), Sepoy Muhammad Ali, (Shaheed), Sepoy Iftikhar Ahmed, (Shaheed), Sepoy Seyar Khan, Sepoy Syed Muhammad Razwan Shah, Sepoy Muhammad Sami Ullah, (Shaheed), Sepoy Muhammad Adeel, (Shaheed), Sepoy Mian Muhammad Umar, (Shaheed), Sepoy Zafar Iqbal Khan, (Shaheed), Sepoy Muhammad Rashad, (Shaheed), Sepoy Shahzad Mahmood, (Shaheed), Sepoy Asbar Khan, Sepoy Shahid Ali, (Shaheed), Sepoy Shahid Khan, (Shaheed), Sepoy Ali Rehman, (Shaheed) and Sepoy Muhammad Rizwan, (Shaheed).

Hilal-i-Imtiaz (Military) has been awarded to Major General Muhammad Abdul Qadir Khan Shahid, Major General Khalid Rabbani, Major General Jahangir Khan, Major General Abdul Aziz Tariq, Major General Muhammad Ijaz Hussain Awan, Major General Muzzammil Hussain, Major General Sajjad Ghani, Major General Ausaf Ali, Major General Tariq Rashid Khan, Major General Tahir Ashraf Khan, Major General Khadim Hussain, Major General Muhammad Ahsan Mahmood and Major General Muhammad Asif. Pakistan Navy. Rear Admiral Mushtaq Ahmed, Rear Admiral Shahid Iqbal. Pakistan Air Force. Air Marshal Muhammad Hassan and Air Vice Marshal Qasim Masood Khan.

Sitara-i-Imtiaz (Military) has been awarded to Brigadier Sohail Ahmed Qureshi, Brigadier Tariq Javaid, Brigadier Shujah Hasan Khurazmi, Brigadier Muhammad Afzal, Brigadier Khalid Mahmood, Brigadier Tariq Mehmood, Brigadier Amir Muhammad Mumtaz, Brigadier Riaz Hussain Shah, Brigadier Muhammad Azam, Brigadier Javed Ali Malik, Brigadier Shahid Sardar, Brigadier Bashir Ahmad Gondal, Brigadier Imran Rashid, Brigadier Altaf Hussain Tahir, Brigadier Falak Sher, Brigadier Jamshaid Latif Akbar, Brigadier Tariq Sharif, Brigadier Rasheed Ahmed Malik, Brigadier Tariq Mahmood Minhas, Brigadier Sahir Aslam Butt, Brigadier Javed Rashid Sajid, Brigadier M Asghar Nasim, Brigadier Pervez Akhtar, Brigadier Farooq Naser Awan, Brigadier Asim Nawaz Khan, Brigadier Imtiaz Ahmed Warraich, Brigadier Muhammad Aslam Rana, Brigadier Feroz Muhammad, Brigadier Haider Ali Khan, Brigadier Naiman Ul Haque Farrukh, Brigadier Ghazanfar Lateef Dar, Brigadier Abdul Hafeez, Brigadier Muhammad Asghar Javed, Brigadier Ali Nasre Alam, Brigadier Muhammad Afzal Naz, Colonel Syed Wajid Hussain Tirmazi, Colonel Muhammad Saeed Malik, Colonel Zahid Hussain, Colonel Qammer Abbas Kayani, Colonel Talaat Mehmood, Colonel Syed Muhammad Mazhar, Colonel Mansoor Javed, Colonel Amir Haider Qasmi, Colonel Muhammad Tariq, Colonel Abdul Rashid, Colonel Nayyar Sohail Mehdi, Colonel Adnan Janjua, Colonel Afzaal Hussain Bhatti, Colonel Muhammad Ashraf and Colonel Miss Azra Parvez Gill. Pakistan Navy. Commodore Waseem Akram, Commodore Dr. Nassar Ikram, Commodore Farrokh Ahmad, Commodore Ghulam Hasan, Commodore Jamil Akhtar, Commodore Muhammad Tahir, Commodore Zafar Iqbal. Pakistan Air Force. Air Commodore Muhammad Aslam Pervaiz, Air Commodore Tanveer Nazim Siddiqui, Air Commodore Sohail Ahmad, Air Commodore Ahmad Salam Khan, Air Commodore Muhammad Nawaz, Air Commodore Nazar Hayat, Group Captain Nisar Ahmad, Group Captain Nisar Ahmed Kingravi, Group Captain Inam-ul-Haq Raja, Group Captain Muhammad Adnan Khan, Group Captain Sayyid Qammar Abbas Shah, Group Captain Muhammad Shafiq and Group Captain Sajid Waheed.

Tamgha-i-Imtiaz (Military) has been awarded to Lieutenant Colonel Anees Ahmed, Lieutenant Colonel Ijaz Ahmed Tabassum, Lieutenant Colonel Zafar Zahoor, Lieutenant Colonel Muhammad Riaz, Lieutenant Colonel Safdar Abbas Kazmi, Lieutenant Colonel Alhaj Tariq Mahmood, Lieutenant Colonel Shamim Ahmed Janjua, Lieutenant Colonel Iftikhar Yousaf, Lieutenant Colonel Abid Hussain, Lieutenant Colonel Muhammad Mushtaq, Lieutenant Colonel Shahzad Amjad, Lieutenant Colonel Salar- e- Azam, Lieutenant Colonel Muhammad Aqil Sabir, Lieutenant Colonel Shahzada Jahangeer Ahmed, Lieutenant Colonel Zahoor Ul Haq Shah, Lieutenant Colonel Faisal Mubarik Shabbir, Lieutenant Colonel Ashfaq Hussain, Lieutenant Colonel Muhammad Rizwan Amin, Lieutenant Colonel Khalid Mehmood , Lieutenant Colonel Muhammad Naeem Khan, Lieutenant Colonel Muhammad Akhtar Khan, Lieutenant Colonel Amjad Tanveer Alvi, Lieutenant Colonel Amjad Rasheed, Lieutenant Colonel Abdur Rahman Khan, Lieutenant Colonel Daud Tariq, Lieutenant Colonel Syed Azhar Ali Zaidi, Lieutenant Colonel Nadeem Zia, Lieutenant Colonel Nazakat Khan, Lieutenant Colonel Mir Aman, Lieutenant Colonel Habib Ullah, Lieutenant Colonel Muhammad Ali Khan, Lieutenant Colonel Faisal Ayub, Lieutenant Colonel Shakeel Ahmad Naz, Lieutenant Colonel Muhammad Idrees, Lieutenant Colonel Arshad Mahmud, Lieutenant Colonel Muhammad Naveed Aslam, Lieutenant Colonel Muhammad Nadeem, Lieutenant Colonel Saeed Ashraf, Lieutenant Colonel Muhammad Fayyaz Khan, Lieutenant Colonel Amir Masood Sheikh, Lieutenant Colonel Amer Bashir, Lieutenant Colonel Fateh Ullah, Lieutenant Colonel Faisal Yousaf, Lieutenant Colonel Rana Javed, Lieutenant Colonel Mobeen Ur Rehman, Lieutenant Colonel Nasir Mahmood, Lieutenant Colonel Mrs Bushra Ayaz, Lieutenant Colonel Shahid Sharif, Lieutenant Colonel Khalid Jamil, Lieutenant Colonel Iftikhar Hassan, Lieutenant Colonel Zafar Abdullah, Lieutenant Colonel Muhammad Shahid Aziz, Lieutenant Colonel Sabir Mahmood Khan, Lieutenant Colonel Ghulam Sabir, Lieutenant Colonel Nauman Sadeque, Lieutenant Colonel Mrs Ather Sultana , Major Muhammad Awais Farooqi, Major Nadeem Babur, Major Muhammad Quddus, Major Anser Mahmood, Major Sana Ullah, Major Muhammad Ijaz, Major Abdul Salam Tahir, Major Mussadiq Nazir , Major Imtiaz Ahmad, Major Safdar Khan, Major Mati Ul Haq, Major Khalid Mahmood Malik, Major Muhammad Nawaz, Major Khursheed Ahmed Khan, Major Irfan Mahmood Waraich, Major Viqar Azim, Major Zain Ullah, Major Muhammad Ishaq Khan, Major M Safdar Khan, Major Muhammad Nawaz Ul Hassan Sipra, Major Tariq Ayub, Major Nadeem Ashfaq, Major Jehangir Ahmed and Major Muhammad Waheed Khan Niazi. Pakistan Navy. Commander Irfan Nazir Malik, Commander Nasrullah, Commander Mohammad Imran, Commander Mohammad Azha Anees, Commander Khalid Sammar, Commander Muhammad Haris, Commander Riaz Ahmad, Commander Muhammad Ali, Lieutenant Commander Muhammad Junaid Anwar, Lieutenant Commander Salman Ali. Pakistan Air Force. Wing Commander Sohail Saeed Naik, Wing Commander Tanveer Ashraf Bhatti, Wing Commander Amer Bashir, Wing Commander Fazal-ur Rehman Khan, Wing Commander Syed Imran Majid Ali, Wing Commander Mahmood Murtaza, Wing Commander Sajid Rashid, Wing Commander Tahir Ahmad, Wing Commander Imran Ul Huda, Wing Commander Anwar Ul Haq Chaudhry, Wing Commander Zia Ur Rehman and Wing Commander Muhammad Asif Shahzad

COAS Commendation Card has been awarded to Colonel Waseem Akhtar Malik, Lieutenant Colonel Nasir Saleem Akhtar, Lieutenant Colonel Khalid Ahmed, Lieutenant Colonel Nadeem Ahmad Kayani, Lieutenant Colonel Nadeem Ahmad Kayani, Colonel Asif Jah, Colonel Tippu Karim, Lieutenant Colonel Abid Jamil, Lieutenant Colonel Masood Ahmed Babar, Lieutenant Colonel Shoaib Afzal, Lieutenant Colonel Asif Ghafoor, Lieutenant Colonel Muhammad Anjum Saleem, Major Syed Muhammad Tahir, Major Raja Khalid Majeed, Major Fayyaz Hussain, Major Tasawar Ali Shah, Major Muhammad Faisal, Major Muhammad Akram Malik, Major Sohail Khan, Major Muhammad Anwer, Major Mansoor Fazal, Major Muhammad Shakeel, Major Abdul Ghaffar, Major Muhammad Sharif, Major Sajid Sharif Malik, Major Bilal Ahmad, Major Sajjad Ali, Major Zabih Ullah, Major Muhammad Irfan Shahzad, Major Ashfaq Ur Rehman, Major Hamid Khan Lieutenant Colonel Khalid Ahmed, Major Muhammad Bilal Anwar, Major Mazhar Ul Haq, Major Aasif Sarfaraz, Major Ahmed Mujtaba Azhar , Major Muhammad Waqar Qadri, Major Adnan Qayyum Abbasi, Major Sohail Khan, Major Syed Qasim Shah, Major Asif Armughan Rasul, Major Khalid Mehmood, Major Naveed Sarwar, and Major John Salamat, Major Anwar Hussain, Major Fouad Farooq Khan, Major Suleman Al Faisal, Major Yasir Ali Shah, Captain Mudassar Rehman Malik, Captain Umer Mushtaq, Captain Atif Qayyum, Captain Shehzad Anwar, Captain Mudassar Samdani, Captain Zamarak Kasi, Captain Khurram Shahzad Siddiqui, Captain Babar Yunus, Captain Junaid Ali Zulfiqar, Captain Irfan Hayat Ahmed Khan, Captain Muhammad Zeshan Azhar, Captain Muhammad Asif Raza, Captain Nauman Orakzai, Captain Haider Ali, Captain Muhammad Qamar Qayyum Khan, Captain Hassan Ishaque, Captain Muhammad Zafeel Butt, Captain Qasim Shabbir, Captain Muhammad Ali Cheema, Captain Naveed Ali Shigri, Captain Atif Zahid, Lieutenant Haseeb Ullah Qureshi, Lieutenant Naqeeb Ullah Khan, Lieutenant Safyan Ahmed, Lieutenant Mehtab Ur Rehman, Lieutenant Safdar Abbas Saqib, Lieutenant Muhammad Saad Hashmi, Lieutenant Nadeem Murtaza, Lieutenant Muhammad Umair, Lieutenant Nasir Rehman, 2nd Lieutenant Kaleem Ahmed Abbasi, Subedar Taj Alam, Subedar Akhtar Hussain, Naib Subedar Shabbir Hussain Anjum, Naib Subedar Muhammad Aziz, Naib Subedar Ghulam Abbas, Naib Subedar Abdul Ghani, Lance Dafedar Aqeel Hussain, Lance Dafedar Maqbool Ahmed, Dafedar Muhammad Aslam, Lance Havildar Muhammad Yahya, Naik Waqar Ahmed, Lance Naik Noor Nawaz, Lance Naik Rehmat Ullah, Sepoy Haji Murad, Sawar Muhammad Saleem and Sawar Muhammad Amjad,

Imtiazi Sanad have been awarded to Brigadier Muhammad Amir Khan, Brigadier Anjum Irshad Khan, Lieutenant Colonel Tahir Sajjad, Lieutenant Colonel Zahid Halim Qureshi, Lieutenant Colonel Muhammad Yousaf Majoka, Lieutenant Colonel Taimoor Sultan Awan, Lieutenant Colonel Muhammad Ahsan Khattak, Lieutenant Colonel Syed Raza Mustahsan Zaidi, Major Fazal Rabbi, Major Muhammad Farooq Ahmed Khan, Major Anwar Saeed, Major Shahid Sultan, Major Ahmed Mujtaba Azhar, Major Aurangzeb Ali, Major Syed Kashif Hussain, Major Hasan Solat, Major Muhammad Zubair, Major Amir Jaffar, Major Muhammad Sajjad Anwar Bajwa, Major Aamer Masood, Major Syed Ayaz Mahmood, Major Mazhar Farid, Major Imran Safdar Khokhar, Major Muhammad Omer Talal, Major Umer Zaman, Major Asim Malik, Major Aamer Masood, Major Imran Ahmed Farid, Major Muhammad Tahir Hanif, Captain Abraash Ishtiaque Khan, Captain Ahmed Junaid, Captain Muhammad Rizwan Anjum, Captain Sajid Mehmood, Captain Inam Ur Rehman, Captain Amir Azam, Captain Shuaib, Captain Asim Karim Khan, Captain Syed Zulfiqar Ali, Captain Muhammad Junaid Khan, Captain Imran Ali, Captain Aafaq Hyder, Captain Shiraz Ahmed, Captain Amjad Raza, Captain Waqas Haider, Captain Hammad Rauf, Captain Faheem Bashir, Lieutenant Muhammad Aamir Khan Niazi, Lieutenant Muhammad Nayyar Shah, Lieutenant Adnan Mehmood, Lieutenant Asher Abbas, Lieutenant Muhammad Junaid Mushtaq, Lieutenant Umair Akram, Lieutenant Syed Shan Haider, Subedar Major Shabbir Ahmed, Risaldar Khalid Hussain, Ris Muhammad Younis, Naib Subedar Sultan Akbar, Naib Subedar Muhammad Azad Khan, Naib Subedar Miraj Gul, Naib Subedar Sher Azam, Naib Subedar Muhammad Daud, Havildar Naseer Ahmad, Lance Dafedar Noor Khan, Lance Havildar Zia Afzal, Naik Sher Muhammad, Naik Zulfiqar Ali, Naik Muhammad Anwar, Unpaid Lance Naik Naveed Ahmed, Sepoy Tahir Mahmood, Sepoy Moazam Abbas, Khurshid Ahmed and Sepoy Saleem Hussain Shah.

Chief of General Staff Green Endorsement was awarded to Major Jahanzeb Ahmed Satti, Major Muhammad Zubair, Major Khurram Rasool, Major Muhammad Imran Bashir, Major Sajjad Ahmed, Major Muhammad Omer Talal, Aviation, Major Shahzad Alam Awan, Major Meraj Ali and Captain Ali Arshad.

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Press Release
Rawalpindi - August 13, 2009: 

Update Operation (Rah e Rast) 13th August 2009

1.  Search and clearance operations are continuing in Swat and Malakand.

2.  Swat
a. Security forces conducted search operation at Ghuzano Sar near Piochar and apprehended 2 terrorists.
b. 2 terrorists voluntarily surrendered to security forces at Bagh Dheri and Shalpalam.
c. Security forces killed terrorist Liaqat at Liluani and apprehended local terrorist commander Rahim Gul from village Luluani.
d. Security forces conducted search operation at Shaggai near Mingora and apprehended 2 suspects.
e. Security forces conducted search operation at Tando Dag and Ahingro Dherai and apprehended 2 suspects.
f. Security forces conducted search operation at Tal and apprehended 5 terrorists.

3. Dir. Security forces defused an IED near Timergara bypass during routine search operation.

4. Relief Activities. So far 251,665 cash cards have been distributed amongst the IDPs of Malakand.

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