The President of Pakistan Dr Arif Alvi, has conferred the Nishan-e-Imtiaz (Military) upon Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Muhammad Amjad Khan Niazi, during ceremony held at the Aiwan-e-Sadr.
The Military Award has been conferred upon the Naval Chief in recognition of his exceptionally commendable performance and selfless devotion to the maritime defence of the country. Admiral Muhammad Amjad Khan Niazi NI(M) in all his professional pursuits has exhibited dynamic leadership, impeccable moral strength, exemplary professional competence and remarkable sense of commitment while serving Pakistan Navy. During his outstanding service the Admiral has profoundly contributed in the development of Pakistan Navy.
In recognition of his meritorious services, beside the latest conferment of Nishan-e-Imtiaz (Military), the Admiral is also a recipient of Hilal-e-Imtiaz (Military) and Sitara-e-Basalat. Furthermore, during Tsunami in 2004 he spearheaded relief operations off Maldives which led to saving precious human lives, for which the Admiral was awarded the Medal ‘Chevalier’ (Knight) by the Government of France.
Federal Ministers, Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee, Chief of Air Staff, senior officers of the armed forces and high ranking officials attended the coveted investiture ceremony.