Bilquis Edhi Founder of Pakistan Edhi Charity was shortlisted for the Top Personality Award for the two decades from 2000 to 2020 by Impact Hallmarks, a UK-based organization.
According to the Edhi Pakistan Charity Statement, Ms. Bilquis Edhi is one of the finalists on the 20-member list, which includes personalities from more than 190 countries who are known for their wide range of influence in various fields and the extent of their human achievements.
Impact Hallmarks is conducting an online poll for a global audience to vote for their favorite character for the award, based on the impact that different characters have. The final results of the poll will be released on January 25.
So far, the founder of the Pakistan Edhi Charity is in third place with a score of 39.6. Professor Yanghee Lee came in second with a score of 39.8 and Stephen Soldz came in first with a score of 39.9.
A brief overview of activities and achievements of the founder of the Pakistan Edhi Charity
Bilquis Edhi is the wife of late Abdul Sattar Edhi, a humanitarian, social worker and one of Pakistan's most active philanthropists. He is also honored to receive the prestigious Hilal-i-Imtiaz Award.
She also received the Ramon Magsaysay Award for her public service in 1986. Bilquis Edhi is also the recipient of the Lenin Peace Prize and several other prizes.
His and his wife's charity, the Edhi Foundation, provides many services in Pakistan, including setting up a hospital and emergency room in Karachi, and is one of Pakistan's most prestigious charities.
The Pakistan Edhi Charitable Foundation provides 24-hour ambulance services not only in Pakistan's major cities but also in rural and remote areas. In addition, it has set up a number of free hospitals, two blood banks in Karachi and 13 safe houses for women.