On Independence Day, August 14, 2020, the government issued a list of 184 civil awards recipients. All of the recipients will be presented their respected honors by President Dr. Arif Alvi on Pakistan Day, 23 March. Additionally, these include poets, soldiers, actors, news anchors, singers, and foreign public figures for showing brilliance and courage in their respective fields.
‘Pakistan Civil Awards’ were established on March 19, 1957, subsequent to the proclamation of Pakistan as an independent republic on March 23, 1956. Also, the announcement of civil awards generally takes place once a year on Independence Day. Moreover, their investiture takes place on the following Pakistan Day, March 23. Essentially, awards for Pride of Performance Award (Tamgha-i-Husn-i-Karkardagi) for outstanding achievements. In the fields of art, literature, science, sports, and nursing. Philanthropist and Edhi Foundation head Faisal Edhi is to be awarded the Tamgha-i-Imtiaz. After the demise of his father Abdul Sattar Edhi, he took over the responsibilities of the foundation. He helps millions of people across Pakistan.