Nishan-e-Haider

Nishan-e-Haider is the Highest Military Award of Pakistan. Nishan-e-Haider means “Emblem of Haider”, where Haider is the epithet of Hazrat Ali (R.A). Haider is an Arabic word means Lion. Nishan-e-Haider was established on 16 March 1957; however it was applied from the date of Pakistan’s independence on 14 August 1947.

NISHAN - E - HAIDER
NISHAN – E – HAIDER

Nishan – e – Haider is made up of metal of the ARMS captured from the enemy in the Previous Wars. There is a green Ribbon as symbol of Islam in it with a Star of five points with engraved carving of word NISHAN – E – HAIDER in URDU.

All recipients of “Nishan-e-Haider’ gave away the most valuable thing they had – their lives – in serving the nation and in defending the frontiers of Pakistan.

 

 

 

 

NISHAN – E – HAIDER RECEIVERS

Captain Muhammad Sarwar Shaheed
Captain Muhammad Sarwar Shaheed

Major Tufail Mohammad Shaheed
Major Tufail Mohammad Shaheed

Major Raja Aziz Bhatti Shaheed
Major Raja Aziz Bhatti Shaheed

Pilot Officer Rashid Minhas Shaheed
Pilot Officer Rashid Minhas Shaheed

Major Shabbir Sharif
Major Shabbir Sharif Shaheed

Sowar Muhammad Hussain Shaheed
Sowar Muhammad Hussain Shaheed

Major Muhammad Akram
Major Muhammad Akram

Captain Karnal Sher Khan
Captain Karnal Sher Khan

Havaldar Lalak Jan
Havaldar Lalak Jan Shaheed

Naik Saif Ali
Naik Saif Ali Shaheed Awarded Hilal-e-Kashmir

Hilal-e-Kashmir
Hilal-e-Kashmir – an equivalent to Nishan-E-Haider awarded to Naik Saif Ali Janjua
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