LAHORE The government is considering to give another Pride of Performance to tennis player Aisam-ul Haq Qureshi. Aisam became the first Pakistani ever to have played the final of a grand slam tennis event as he lost in the mixed and mens doubles of the US Open in New York recently. Punjab Governor Salman Taseer on Thursday confirmed that he had recommended that the countrys highest civil award should be presented to Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi and his Indian partner Rohan Bopanna for their performance in the US Open and that his proposal has been accepted. I have recommended that the highest civil award should be given to Aisam and Bopanna. Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani and President Asif Ali Zardari have consented to my proposal and both players will soon be rewarded for their feat, the Governor said. Through the performance of Qureshi, Pakistan wanted to tell the world that it is a peace-loving nation, Taseer said. He awarded a gold medal and Rs 5,00,000 to Qureshi. Aisam created history when he became the first Pakistani to enter the final of a Grand Slam event by qualifying for the finals of the mens double and mixed doubles in the US Open last week. Though he did not win in either category, Aisam was given a heros welcome when he returned to Pakistan on Wednesday.