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Arooj Aftab, a Grammy winner, received the Pride of Performance award.

According to reports, globally renowned vocalist Arooj Aftab has put another feather to her head by receiving the prestigious Pride of Performance award.

On the occasion of the country’s 75th Diamond Jubilee, President of Pakistan Dr. Arif Alvi bestowed Pakistan civil awards on 253 Pakistani citizens and foreign persons.

The 37-year-old vocalist got the highest literary honour for her achievements in art and music.

The Pakistani actress from Brooklyn made her country proud by winning the first-ever Grammy award at the 2022 Grammys.

At the 64th Grammy Awards, Arooj won Best Global Music Performance for Mohabbat.

Aside from Arooj, other awards included Muhammad Qavi Khan (Performing Arts), Jahangir Khan (Squash), Amjad Islam Amjad (Poetry), Anjum Shaheen alias Anjuman (Art -Acting), Parveen alias Sangeeta (Art -Film Director), and others.

Citizens were recognised with awards for their contributions in many disciplines. These prizes will be presented on Pakistan Day, March 23, 2023.