Institute of Architects Pakistan Lahore Chapter invited architects to an evening to celebrate the honor bestowed upon veteran architect Nayyar Ali Dada by the Government of Pakistan. He received Hilal- e – Imtiaz for his extraordinary services in the field of Architecture. The Hilal-i-Imtiaz is the second highest civilian award and honour given to both civilians and military officers of the Pakistan armed forces by the Government of Pakistan in recognition of the highest degree of service to the state, and for services to international diplomacy.