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Oh So Orwellian

Zeros are Heroes
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Continuing another Mush tradition and spitting even on Benazir’s policy, PPP honors it’s lowest of the low…
(BTW: Don’t miss out the ironic bit at the end)

Dubious Nominations Belittle National Honours

Tuesday, March 23, 2010

By Umar Cheema

ISLAMABAD: As the president of Pakistan decorates “distinguished citizens” today with prestigious awards, many of the recipients have been dubiously selected for the honour including Law Minister Dr Babar Awan, who is being conferred Sitara-e-Imtiaz in violation of the policy formulated in Late Benazir Bhutto’s second term, reveal documents.

Another person to be awarded “Sitara-e-Imtiaz“, Sohail Mansoor, supposedly the highest taxpayer, will receive the honour without the consent of the Federal Board of Revenue. A well-known beautician, Musarrat Misbah, will receive “President’s Pride of Performance Award” at a time when her NGO — Depilex Smile Again —  has stopped receiving funds from main donor for alleged embezzlement and fraudulent presentation of performance. Two Pakistani cricketers, Younus Khan and Shahid Afridi, are also receiving “President’s Pride of Performance” award at a time when their conduct is mired in serious controversy.
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