Islamabad—Eminent Nuclear Scientist, Mohsin-i-Pakistan, Dr. Abdul Qadeer Khan, will be the Chief Guest in the Gold Medal Awards Ceremony, arranged by the Nazriya Pakistan Council (NPC) on 24th March, 2016 at 3:00 PM at Aiwan-i-Quaid, Fatima Jinnah Park, Islamabad. Mr. Zahid Malik, Patron-in-Chief NPC, will preside over the function. The awards ceremony is a regular annual feature of NPC, as a part of the Pakistan Day celebrations since 2006. The main objective of the event is to acknowledge and encourage outstanding Pakistanis of different ages, with extra ordinary achievements in different fields of life.
The medals are conferred upon 15-20 Pakistanis, every year for their splendid achievements in promotion of patriotism, ideology of Pakistan, science and technology, sports, education, social service, art and craft, literature, medical etc.
A jury, constituted from the members of the NPC Executive Committee, confers awards named after Quaid-i-Azam, Allama, Madar-i-Millat, Sir Syed Ahmed Khan, Dr.A.Q.Khan and Shaheen, with relevance to the areas of achievements of the awardees.