Islamabad, 1 September 2021 (TDI): The Spokesperson of Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Pakistan, Asim Iftikhar extends heartfelt felicitation to renowned philanthropist Dr. Amjad Saqib on receiving the Ramon Magsaysay Award 2021 for his philanthropic work in Pakistan.
In 2001, he founded the Akhuwat Foundation in Lahore. The aim of this foundation is poverty-free Pakistan. It is involved in numerous socio-economic projects to support the marginalized people of the society so they can live with dignity and honor.
The Ramon Magsaysay Award, also called as Asian Nobel Prize, is named after a Filipino President. The Ramon Magsaysay Award foundation recognizes organizations and individuals who engage particularly in development works in order to build an equal society.