Global Recognition: Dr. Amjad Saqib Honoured as ‘Global Man of the Decade’

[London- July 15, 2023] – Dr. Amjad Saqib, the esteemed founder of Akhuwat, has been honored with the prestigious title of ‘Global Man of the Decade’ for his extraordinary dedication and outstanding achievements in poverty alleviation through interest-free microfinance solutions. The award was presented to Dr. Saqib during a grand ceremony held over the weekend in Hilton, London.

The award ceremony witnessed the presence of esteemed personalities from diverse backgrounds, including renowned philanthropists, economists, and social leaders from 35 countries. Their presence further underscores the global significance of Dr. Saqib’s contributions and the impact of Akhuwat’s pioneering work in interest-free microfinance.

The ‘Global Man of the Decade’ award is open to individuals who have demonstrated exceptional dedication and remarkable achievements in areas related to poverty alleviation, economic empowerment, and social development. Following his remarkable achievement of the Nobel Peace Prize in 2022, the ‘Global Man of the Decade’ award stands as a testament to Dr. Saqib’s unparalleled visionary leadership and unwavering commitment to global social welfare.

Speaking about this remarkable recognition, Dr. Amjad Saqib expressed his profound gratitude to the esteemed awarding bodies and the entire Akhuwat family for their unwavering support. He dedicated this prestigious award to the Pakistani nation for supporting Akhuwat’s mission. Dr. Saqib further emphasized that this accolade serves as a reminder of the collective responsibility we all share in eradicating poverty and building a more inclusive society. He expressed his unwavering commitment to continue working towards achieving the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, specifically focusing on poverty eradication and economic empowerment.

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About Dr. Amjad Saqib

Dr. Amjad Saqib is a renowned philanthropist and the founder of Akhuwat, a leading interest-free microfinance institution based in Pakistan. With his visionary leadership and commitment to social justice, Dr. Saqib has spearheaded a revolutionary movement that has empowered millions of individuals and families through interest-free microfinance solutions.

About Akhuwat

Akhuwat is a pioneering nonprofit organization committed to eradicating poverty and promoting financial inclusion through interest-free microfinance. With a focus on compassion (mawakhat) and social integrity, Akhuwat has transformed the lives of countless individuals and communities by providing interest-free loans and fostering quality education initiatives.