Military Long Service Medal (Taweel Khidmat Harbia)
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The Military Long Service Medal (Taweel Khidmat Harbia) was instituted by Nawab Muhammad Bahwal Khan V Abbasi in 1904 and is believed to have been created to replace the Army Long Service Medal (see IND***). The Silver Medal is awarded to members of the Bahawalpur State Forces in recognition of long service and good conduct.
The obverse features a Persian inscription which translates to "By the Grace of God Sadiq Mohammed Abbasi V Ruler of God Gifted Kingdom of Bahawalpur" and the reverse features an inscription which translates to "Long War Service."
It is believed that the design of the Medal was modified in 1924 by Nawab Sir Sadiq Muhammad Khan V Abbasi.
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