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23 Mar

Shehzad Roy to be awarded Sitara-e-Imtiaz on Pakistan Day

Shehzad Roy isn’t new to national awards. He first received the Sitara-e-Imtiaz in 2005 for his humanitarian work and excellence in public service. For his organisation’s rehabilitation work after the 2005 Nothern Pakistan earthquake, he was awarded Sitara-e-Eissar (Star of Sacrifice) in 2006. This year he’s up for an honour again.

“I will be honoured with the Sitara-e-Imtiaz tomorrow in Islamabad,” Roy tweeted, acknowledging the honour. “I know of so many unsung heroes who may never be publicly recognised but they work every day to reform our society. I dedicate this award to their selfless dedication.”

The popular singer has also been appointed as the new National Goodwill Ambassador by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC).

Read More: Shehzad Roy represents Pakistan at UN session in Austria

President Mamnoon Hussain will present ‘Pakistan Civil Awards’ to 141 Pakistanis as well as foreign nationals on Pakistan Resolution Day to be celebrated on 23rd March. The awards will be given to honour individuals for showing excellence in the fields of science, technology, engineering, welfare, literature, arts, sports and media.

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