Award Program in Pakistan
Late Mr. Mohammad Ali Rangoonwala brought this unique program to Pakistan in 1987. The corporate sector in Pakistan recognizes the aim of the Award programme as a useful activity for nation-building and twelve of them constitute the Board of the Trustees that is the highest office of the Award Programme in Pakistan. The Trustees include Rangoonwala Trust, Rangoonwala Foundation, Hamdard Foundation, Oxford University Press, Unilever, Mehran Sugar Mills, ICI, KASB, GML Group, Zulfiqar Industries Aisha Bhawani Trust and Indus Motors.
In the year 1991 Pakistan was recognized as a full National Award Authority by the International Award association of the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award, London, and since then Pakistan became an active member of the Award World.
More than 60 Pakistani Participants, Award Leaders and Award officials have represented Pakistan’s Award Programme in the International events held in Indonesia, Mauritius, Nepal, Hong Kong, Ireland, New Zealand, South Africa, United Kingdom, Australia, Barbados, Malaysia and Macau. Pakistan is also the founder of the Award Programme in Afghanistan and Bangladesh. Pakistan has represented the Asia Pacific region in the International Council chaired by HRH Prince Edward and also participated as a member in the Asia Pacific Regional Advisory Board.