Imran Khan returns Hilal e Pakistan Award to Government in Protest

Pakistan cricket legand, a renowned politician, chairman of Pakistan Tehreek e Insaf and a social worker, Imran Khan has returned the highest civilian award of Pakistan (Hilal e Pakistan) to the government in protest of Mr. Zardari’s decision of givin Hilal e Pakistan to newly elected US vice president Joe Biden and giving Hilal e Quaida e Azam to US under secretary of state (known in Pakistan for his support to the dictator,the NRO deal and interference in Pakistan judicial and political issues) Richard Boucher.
In his interview with Khaleej Times Imran said,“I have decided in protest to return the award conferred on me for my services rendered in sports arena. I am disappointed and angered over government’s decision which neglected the sentiments of the people of this country who are frustrated and seething with anger with this deplorable decision” .

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