Dr. Amjad Saqib, Founder of Pakistan’s largest interest-free microfinance program Ahuwat has been nominated. for Nobel Peace Prize for his humanitarian work in fight against poverty.
Approximately 343 candidates from all over world — 251 individuals and 92 organizations nominated for in prize This year.
Speaking of the nomination, Dr. Amjad said, “My accomplishments go beyond such awards and are purely for for the sake of of Allah.”
He added that no one can name himself for Nobel Peace Prize and no lobbying in the whole process.
“An official of a foreign country might recommend my name for in award as people through world familiar with my services for humanity,” he said.
Nearly two decades after its launch, Ahuwat has grown into the nation’s largest microfinance institution distributing equivalent of $900 million and almost 100% loan repayment. rate.
Dr. Amjad studied in King Edward Medical University formerly joining civil service of Pakistan in 1985. Served in various high level government positions.