The non-technical but crowd-pleasing British-Pakistani comedian turned actor, Momin Saqib has been named a Commonwealth Youth Covid-19 Hero at the Commonwealth Youth Awards 2021. Moreover, the award picks the fledgling individuals across the globe who enthusiastically take part in bringing about evocative revolution and are vital to creating a more pioneering and unified future. Momin Saqib Named in Commonwealth Youth 2021 as Covid-19 Hero.
The 2021 impression of the awards has emphasized ten mind-boggling young people who have put their energies to support communities morally, physically, emotionally, and financially. They provide at all level assistance to people around them during the cynical times of the global pandemic.
Momin Saqib Named in Commonwealth Youth 2021 as Covid-19 Hero
Momin Saqib has been named as the covid-19 hero in the charitable work category of the awards, for “One Million Meals,” the initiative he co-founded with Arif Malik, a British-Pakistani restaurateur and award-winning chef, Raja Suleman Raza, and a team of volunteers in March 2020.
The ethical initiative is also assisted by the renowned football legend David Beckham. It was undoubtedly highly appreciated support when the UK was under emergency bells and the covid-19 crisis is at its climax. The team of volunteers then jumped out to provide free, served warm meals to the National Health Service (NHS) staff and other key workers, including police, school staff, and firefighters.
According to the official reports,
“The initiative has till date, provided over 100,000 meals and beverages in more than 200 locations through 47 hospitals, trusts, and food banks. It received wide coverage on English media including the BBC, Sky News, and The Guardian.”
Momin Saqib has garnered heroic fame in Pakistan during the 2019 World Cup
In Pakistan, the young hero got famous because of his viral “Maro Mujhe Maro” video during the 2019 Cricket World Cup. Saqib, a few years back, was also nominated as the first non-EU President of the Students Union at the King’s College London in 144 years and was also awarded the Honorary Life Membership with a permanent plaque at the famous Bush House.
King’s College London tweeted,
“Congratulations to Momin Saqib, former KCLSU President and King’s staff, on being named a Commonwealth Youth COVID-19 Hero at the 2020 Commonwealth Youth Awards for co-founding One Million Meals.”
Congratulations to @mominsaqib (@KCLalumni, former @kclsu President & King’s staff) on being named a Commonwealth Youth COVID-19 Hero at the 2021 #CommonwealthYouth Awards for co-founding @onemillionmeals!🎉@commonwealthsec @serviceatkings #WeAreTogether https://t.co/erm9VgoK6j
— King’s College London (@KingsCollegeLon) March 11, 2021
Congrats Momin Saqib, a real hero indeed!