According to a statement released by the Directorate of the Edhi Foundation Pakistan and the SAARC-ASEAN Post-Doctoral Academy, an online opinion poll for a global audience is currently being conducted to vote for the “Person of the Decade,” based on the person’s impact.
She has been shortlisted for the prestigious title ‘Person of the Decade’, while Prof Yanghee Lee also appears to be another main contestant for highlighting the issue of the Rohingyas. Bilquis Edhi is the most active philanthropist in Pakistan, being the head of the Bilquis Edhi Foundation. She received the 1986 Ramon Magsaysay Award for Public Service. The charity, she runs, has saved over 42,000 unwanted babies so far.
After the shortlisting process, an online opinion poll for global audience was carried out to vote for the “Person of the Decade”, based upon the impact value the person holds.
As the head of the Bilquis Edhi Foundation, Bilquis is the most active philanthropist in Pakistan.
Those interested can vote by visiting the website www.impacthallmarks.org for Bilquis Edhi and Pakistani contributions.