Prime Minister Imran Khan has congratulated Founding father of Akhuwat, Dr. Amjad Saqib for successful the Ramon Magsaysay Award.
“Have been advised this 12 months’s Ramon Magsaysay Award, Asia’s highest honour, has been given to a Pakistani, Dr. Amjad Saqib, Founder Akhuwat,” wrote the Prime Minister.
“Congratulations to him. We’re pleased with his achievement as we transfer ahead in making a welfare state primarily based on Riasat e Madina Mannequin,” he added.
Dr Saqib obtained the award for his efforts for eradicating poverty in Pakistan. His profile on the web site of Ramon Magsaysay Award Foundation says, “A visionary who based one of many largest micro finance establishments in Pakistan, servicing hundreds of thousands of households.”
As per the main points on the web site, “Muhammad Amjad Saqib, in 2001, invited a gaggle of pals to current to them his plan for a first-of-its-kind interest-free micro finance program, providing to design, organise, and implement it. Two years later, Akhuwat was shaped and its first department opened in Lahore.”
“It additionally promotes volunteerism amongst workers and purchasers, goals at reworking debtors into donors, and fosters variety and inclusion, serving all—irrespective of faith, caste, coloration, and gender.”