ISLAMABAD - President Mamnoon Hussain Friday decorated Admiral Muhammad Zakaullah, Chief of Naval Staff, with Nishan-i-Imtiaz (Military) in recognition of his long meritorious services, exceptionally commendable performance and inspirable devotion of duty.

The ceremony was attended among others by Ministers, Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee, Chief of Air Staff, officers of the armed forces and high officials.

The naval chief has over 40 years of meritorious service to his credit. He has an illustrious career with distinguishing footprints in his training/academic pursuits and he shouldered high profile Command and Staff assignments, both ashore and afloat. In all his professional pursuits, the Admiral has exhibited dynamic leadership skills backed by impeccable moral strength, remarkable professional competence and high sense of responsibility. His exemplary conduct instilled inspiration amongst subordinates and contributed profoundly in development of Pakistan Navy.  Zaka is recipient to Tamgha-i-Imtiaz (Military), Sitara-i-Imtiaz (Military) and Hilal-i-Imtiaz (Military).