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Tamgha-i-Imtiaz[1] (Urdu: تمغہ امتیاز‎), (English: Award of Excellence), is a state-organised honour of Pakistan. It is given to any civilian in Pakistan based on their achievements. While it is a civilian award, it can also be bestowed upon officers of the Pakistan Armed Forces and worn on their uniform. It can also be awarded to foreign citizens who have performed great service to Pakistan. It is awarded sometimes to the army martyrs by the President of Pakistan.

Tamgha-e-Imtiaz (Medal of Excellence).jpeg
Awarded by the Sovereign or President of Pakistan, on the advice of the Government
EligibilityPakistanis and foreign citizens
Awarded forService to the state, and for services to international diplomacy.
StatusCurrently constituted
First induction19 March 1957
Next (higher)Sitara-i-Imtiaz
Medal of Excellence Tamgha-e-Imtiaz.png
Ribbon: military (only)


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  1. ^ It is also spelled as Tamgha-e-Imtiaz
  2. ^ [1] published 23 March 2012, Retrieved 29 November 2019
  3. ^ List of civil and military awards recipients on Pakistan Day Times of Islamabad (newspaper), Published 24 March 2017, Retrieved 11 November 2018
  4. ^ Biography and award info for Shaukat Thanvi in Dawn newspaper Published 6 May 2008, Retrieved 11 November 2018
  5. ^ Award info listed for Mian Muhammad Latif (industrialist) on Dawn (newspaper) Retrieved 11 November 2018
  6. ^ Rahimullah Yusufzai's Tamgha-e-Imtiaz (2004) award info listed on Dawn (newspaper) published 14 August 2003, Retrieved 11 November 2018
  7. ^ "Tamgha-i-Imtiaz conferred on Faisal Mushtaq" The Nation, Islamabad, 26 March 2013. Retrieved on 13 July 2014.
  8. ^ "Tamghae-i-Imtiaz conferred on Shakil Auj" The Nation, Islamabad, 23 March 2015. Retrieved on 18 April 2016.
  9. ^ Shoaib Hashmi's Tamgha-e-Imtiaz Award info listed on Dawn newspaper, published 22 January 2012, Retrieved 2 March 2017
  10. ^ Ali Anwar Khokhar's Tamgha-e-Imtiaz Award info on Dawn (newspaper) Published 23 March 2003, Retrieved 11 November 2018
  11. ^ Manzoor Niazi Qawwal Award info on Dawn (newspaper) Published 24 March 2006, Retrieved 11 November 2018
  12. ^ Qamar Shahbaz Award Info On Dawn (Newspaper) Published 24 March 2010
  13. ^ Haji Daraz Khan's Tamgha-e-Imtiaz Award info on website Retrieved 11 November 2018
  14. ^ Wing Commander Syed Shahzada Alam's Tamgha-e-Imtiaz Award info on website, Retrieved 20 August 2017