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See also: Imtiyaz Medal
Tamgha-e-Imtiaz (Medal of Excellence).jpeg
Awarded by the Sovereign, on the advice of the Government
Type Award
Day August 14
Eligibility Pakistani or Foreign citizen
Awarded for The highest degree of service to the state, and for services to international diplomacy.
Status Currently constituted
Sovereign President of Pakistan
Sovereign Prime minister of Pakistan
Established 19 March 1957.
First induction 19 March 1957
Next (higher) Sitara-i-Imtiaz
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Ribbon: military (only)

Tamgha-i-Imtiaz[1] (Urdu: تمغہ امتیاز‎), English: Medal of Excellence, is state organized honour of State of Pakistan. It is the fourth-highest decoration given to any civilian in Pakistan based on their achievements. While, it is civilian award, it can also be bestowed to Military officers of the Pakistan Armed Forces and worn in the uniform. The award is not limited to the citizens of Pakistan, and can be awarded to foreign citizens who have done great services to Pakistan.

It is the lowest but restricted award only conferred to individuals who have accomplished duty beyond what is assigned to him/her.


  • Atif Aslam (youngest awardee)
  • Hadiqa Kiyani
  • Tina Sani

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  1. ^ It is also spelled as Tamgha-e-Imtiaz

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