Lifetime achievement award was bestowed by Arts Council of Pakistan Karachi to Professor Adib Rizvi founder Director of Sindh Institute of Urology and Transplantation (SIUT) at a ceremony held at the hospital.

President of Arts Council Ahmed Shah and well-known media personality and humorist Anwar Maqsood, who visited the hospital and gave away the coveted trophy to Professor Rizvi as a mark of recognition to his meritorious services in the field of health and medical care for the population at large during past four decades.

Ahmed Shah on behalf of the Arts Council and Anwar Maqsood on behalf of his sibling Mohtarma Zehra Nigah also donated cash awards along with trophy. Professor Rizvi gifted the amount to the SIUT Patient’s Welfare Fund.

The awards were announced in the recently concluded Urdu International Conference held under the auspices of the Arts Council.

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Arshad Yousafzai is a Karachi-based journalist covering Education and Human Rights. He can be reached on Twitter @Arshadyousafzay

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