President Asif Ali Zardari on Tuesday conferred civil and military awards on outstanding individuals at an investiture ceremony held in connection with Pakistan Day, at Aiwan-e-Sadr here.
Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani, Chairman Senate, Speaker National Assembly, federal ministers, parliamentarians, Services Chiefs, Islamabad-based diplomats and prominent citizens attended the ceremony.
President Zardari decorated both civil and military personnel, including the foreign nationals for their services to Pakistan.
Overall 190 individuals were conferred awards on Pakistan Day, out of which the President himself gave away 75 civil and 56 military awards in different categories, at the special ceremony.
The rest of awards were given at separate ceremonies held at provincial headquarters.