Pak to confer highest civilian award on Holbrooke

Pak to confer highest civilian award on Holbrooke

Acting on the advice of Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani, President Asif Ali Zardari approved the award of the Hilal-i-Pakistan on Holbrooke, said an official statement yesterday.
The announcement was made on the eve of Pakistan Day.Holbrooke, the US Special Representative for Pakistan and Afghanistan, died in December.