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Adamjee Haji Dawood

Sir Adamjee showed signs of a great entrepreneurship from teenage. He established trading business and successfully led it to become a conglomerate. He also started participating in Indian politics and funded many humanitarian causes. Among his established conglomerate, the Adamjee Group, Sir Adamjee also established Muslim Commercial Bank on July 9, …

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Ardeshir Cowasjee

Ardeshir Cowasjee was a Pakistani newspaper columnist, social activist, and philanthropist. Belonging from Karachi, his columns regularly appeared in the country’s oldest English newspaper, Dawn. He was also the Chairman of the Cowasjee Group and via the Cowasjee Foundation, he was the financier of many scholarships for students wishing to …

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Master Ayub

Master Ayub teaching in F6

Mohammad Ayub Khan is a Pakistani educator, philanthropist and civil servant who is known for spending his after-job hours and weekends teaching students in an open-air school in F6 sector, Islamabad. Known for: Social Work, Philanthropy Awards: Pride of Performance award for his efforts over the decades

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Iqbal Zafaruddin Ahmed

Iqbal Zafaruddin Ahmed with oil rig

Iqbal Zafaruddin Ahmed is a leading businessman and philanthropist of Pakistan. Associated Group (AG) was co-founded by him and his father in 1965. AG is among Pakistan’s largest producers, transporters and marketers of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) in the private sector. AG’s philanthropic efforts are directed through the Zohra and Z. …

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Abrar-ul-Haq is a Pakistani pop, bhangra and folk musician, philanthropist and politician. He is the President of Youth Wing of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf and Chairman of Youth Parliament of Pakistan. He is the founder and chairman of Sahara for Life Trust, a charitable organisation promoting health and education in remote areas. …

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Yousuf Hussainabadi

Renowned scholar Yousuf Hussainabadi has established a museum of Baltistan’s history and culture using his personal resources, without any help from the government or non-governmental organizations, in Hussainabad, Skardu. He also established the first private sector English medium school in Baltistan in 1992-93 which is currently one of the best institutions of education …

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Ansar Burney

ansar burney during a press briefing

Ansar Burney is a leading Pakistani human rights and civil rights activist. He is widely accredited as being the first man to introduce the concept of human rights in Pakistan nearly 30 years ago. Established in 1980,the Ansar Burney Trust International was the first Pakistani organization to fight for the …

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Masood Ul Mulk

Masood is a leading Pakistani expert on humanitarian aid and a development practitioner. He is the CEO of Sarhad Rural Support Programme, the largest NGO working to alleviate poverty in north-west Pakistan. He introduced a micro-hydro power system that supplied electricity to about 175,000 people in over 110 villages. Following the earthquake …

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Shoaib Sultan Khan

Shoaib is one of the pioneers of rural development programs in Pakistan. He worked with the Government of Pakistan for 25 years as a CSP Officer, later on he served Aga Khan Foundation for 12 years and UNICEF and UNDP for 14 years. Since his retirement, he has been full-time involved …

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Hakim Saeed

Saeed established the Hamdard Foundation in 1948 and was Pakistan’s most prominent medical researchers in the field of Eastern medicines. He authored and compiled about 200 books in medicines, philosophy, science, health, religion, natural medicine, literary, social, and travelogues. In 1985, Saeed founded Hamdard University, where he served its first Vice-Chancellor and …

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