The ‘nominee’ must be a living Pakistani citizen (within Pakistan or abroad). It is to honor the person’s achievements/services in life. All citizens of Pakistan are eligible for these awards irrespective of race, ethnicity, religion, profession, rank or gender.
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All citizens of Pakistan can nominate in the listed categories and fields, including self-nomination. 75 DLA Awards will be given to outstanding individuals (age > 35 years), emerging leaders (age < 35 years) and overseas Pakistanis in specific fields.
Eligibility criteria and assessment
The award seeks to recognize ‘distinguished work’ and distinguished and exceptional achievements of teachers, researchers, public policy experts, frontline service providers, administrators, development sector professionals who have contributed to the economic development of Pakistan. It is given to individuals, traders, investors. , start-ups, philanthropists, social workers and development journalists.
Nominations should include all relevant details specified in the ‘Nomination Form’, clearly describing the distinguished and exceptional achievements/services of the nominee in his/her respective field.
A high-powered ‘DLA Evaluation Board’ consisting of academics, practitioners, professionals and policy makers will review the submissions and make recommendations to the Prime Minister’s Office.
Deadline for submission: 25 February 2023.