Pakistan Army Officers awarded with top medals in Corps Investiture ceremony

Pakistan Army Officers awarded with top medals in Corps Investiture ceremony
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RAWALPINDI - Corps investiture ceremony of Rawalpindi Corps was held on Friday.

Commander Rawalpindi Corps, Lieutenant General Bilal Akbar was chief guest on the occasion.

Awards of Tamgha-i-Imtiaz (Military), Sitara-i-Imtiaz (Military) and Tamgha-i-Basalat were conferred on army officers and soldiers.

Two officers and 24 Junior Commissioned Officers and soldiers including 21 shuhada were awarded Tamgha-i-Basalat. Next of kins of shuhada received their awards posthumously. Sixty three officers were awarded Sitara-i-Imtiaz (Military) and 85 officers Tamgha-i-Imtiaz (Military) for rendering meritorious services to the nation.

A large number of senior army officers and families of awardees attended the ceremony.

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