Gen Bajwa confers
gallantry awards to
Army personnel,
praises their bravery

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RAWALPINDI: General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Wednesday conferred military awards to Army personnel for their acts of gallantry during operations and meritorious services rendered to the nation.

RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa confers awards on military personnel and hands over awards of martyred soldiers to their families at the GHQ in Rawalpindi, on May 18, 2022. (Pictures ISPR)

The GHQ Investiture ceremony was held at General Headquarters Rawalpindi.

Families of Shuhada also attended the ceremony. 48 officers were awarded Sitara-i-Imtiaz (Military). Seven officers, three Junior Commissioned Officers (JCOs) and 30 Soldiers were awarded Tamgha-i-Basalat.

RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa confers awards on military personnel and hands over awards of martyred soldiers to their families at the GHQ in Rawalpindi, on May 18, 2022. (Pictures ISPR)

Medals of Shuhada were received by their family members. A large number of senior Army officers and families of awardees attended the ceremony.

Dozens of armed forces personnel were awarded two of the most esteemed awards in Pakistan. In a statement, the ISPR said 48 officers were awarded Sitara-i-Imtiaz (Military), while seven officers, three Commissioned Officers (JCOs), and 30 soldiers were awarded Tamgha-i-Basalat.

RAWALPINDI: General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) meet martyred soldiers families at the GHQ in Rawalpindi, on May 18, 2022. (Pictures ISPR)

GHQ Investiture ceremony was held at General Headquarters Rawalpindi, where Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa conferred military awards to the army personnel.

RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa confers awards on military personnel at the GHQ in Rawalpindi, on May 18, 2022. (Pictures ISPR)

They were awarded the medals for their “acts of gallantry during operations and meritorious services rendered to the nation”.

For the officers who have been martyred, their families attended the ceremony. Medals of the martyred soldiers were received by their family members. A large number of senior army officers and families of awardees attended the ceremony, the ISPR added.