Pakistan nourishes the culture of philanthropy. It pompously promotes compassion and empathy regardless of religion, ethnicity, and race. The mainstream philanthropist and benevolent, Bilquis Edhi, has been shortlisted for the Person of Bidecadal 2000-2020 Award by a UK-based international organization called ‘Impact Hallmarks’. Bilquis Edhi Shortlisted for the ‘Person of Decade’ Award by Impact Hallmarks.
Bilquis Edhi Wears the Crown of EDHI with Pride
Bilquis is the most active philanthropist in Pakistan, being the head of the Bilquis Edhi Foundation.
According to the Edhi Foundation Pakistan,
“The humanitarian from Pakistan is one of the contenders on the 20-person list which comprehends personalities from over 190 countries who are known for having far-extending impacts in assorted fields and extents of human accomplishments. Along with Bilquis, some research contributions from a Pakistani scientist have also been selected by the international organization in the objects and works categories.”
Bilquis Edhi Shortlisted for the ‘Person of Decade’ Award by Impact Hallmarks
The statement from the foundation and SAARC-ASEAN Post-Doctoral Academia Directorate!
“Impact Hallmarks is currently carrying out an online opinion poll for a global audience, to vote for the “Person of Decade”, based upon the impact value the person holds.”
Other astounding names in the line of big-heartedness
Prof Yanghee Lee is also the main contestant for the ‘Person of the Decade’ title, who has been selected for raising voice against the issue of Rohingyas. Aside from getting shortlisted for this award, Edhi has also received the 1986 Ramon Magsaysay Award for Public Service. The charity ‘Edhi Foundation’, she runs, has saved over 42,000 unwanted babies so far, which is one of the huge prodigies of the big name.
Apart from the global recognition that is yet to be granted in the last week of January, Bilquis Edhi reaped the prestigious ‘Hilal-e-Imtiaz’ in appreciation of her philanthropic projects and was the recipient of several other awards.
To vote for the Pakistani humanitarian to win, people can cast a vote by visiting the website www.impacthallmarks.org
The final results of the poll will be shared on January 25.