Actor Shaan Shahid is delighted to see Abida Parveen being honored with the Civil Award Nishan-e-Imtiaz.
Earlier, on the Independence Day of Pakistan 14th August 2020, Arif Alvi President of Pakistan declared to grant the following Civil Awards of Pakistan to some of the citizens of the country for showing excellence and courage in their respective fields.
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Abida Parveen was conferred with Nishan-e-Imtiaz. This was the fourth national award received by the legendary Sufi singer. Shaan Shahid famous Pakistani actor congratulated Abida Parveen for the award through twitter.
In his tweet, the actor wrote that Abida Parveen’s voice is the vocal identity of Pakistan. Her voice is very pure and is filled with Sufism. He thanked Pakistan for conferring Abida Parveen with Nishan-e-Imtiaz.
Singer Abida Parveen received her first national award in 1984. Later on, she was honored with Sitara-e-Imtiaz in 2005 by General Parvez Musharraf. In 2012, she received Hilal-e-Imtiaz Pakistan’s second-highest civilian award by Asif Ali Zardari.
Apart from Abida Parveen, Humayun Saeed, Ali Zafar, Sarmad Sehbai, Resham and Sakina Samo will honored with Pride of Performance. Zeba Shehnaz will be honored with Tamgha-e-Imtiaz. Talat Hussain and Bushra Ansari have been honored with Sitara-e-Imtiaz.