Mehwish Hayat the ‘Punjab Nahi Jaungi’ starrer will be getting the award for Tamgha-i-Imtiaz on 23rd March 2019. And Mehwish Hayat will be one of the 127 people who will be getting the Civil Award by President Arif Alvi in the honour of their work done for the betterment of Pakistan.

Mehwish Hayat will be receiving the Tamgha-i-Imtiaz award which is the fourth highest award given to any civilian of Pakistan. Apart from this other celebrities from the industries who will be receiving the award are Babra Sharif, Attaullah Essakhelvi, and Sajjad Ali who are being bestowed with the Sitara-i-Imtiaz and Reema Khan will be getting the Pride of Performance award.

Mehwish Hayat said in a statement “I was very humbled by the news that the President of Pakistan has decided to bestow this honour upon me. For me, I have simply been pursuing my passion and to be recognised in this way with one of the highest civil awards is recognition that I must be doing something right.”

She further added on “I took the decision very early to remain in Pakistan and to focus on building our nascent industry and I am proud of my contribution. For the past five years I have been blessed with some of the biggest hits of Pakistani cinema.”

She said that she will be sharing this award from everyone in the industry “But I can not take credit for this alone and and as I receive the award on the 23rd I will be sharing it with all the directors, co-stars, writers, technicians and even the makeup artists and spot boys who have contributed to this success, I thank all my fans who have supported me through this wonderful journey. All I can say is that best is yet to come and I hope to keep making Pakistan proud of me. Pakistan Zindabad.”

We hope Mehwish Hayat gets more success in the future.