Pakistani student and entrepreneur Syed Faizan Hussain receives the “Queen Young Leader’s Award”.
The ceremony was held on 30th June in Buckingham Palace in the UK. Syed Faizan Hussain among the other winners was the only Pakistani to receive this award. He quoted:
“I am delighted to have received this award and look forward to expanding my leadership skills and engaging with people from various fields who will be sharing their ideas and experiences.”
At a young age of just 23, he has done a lot for the sake of humanity such as establishing “Edu-Aid” and “One-Health”. Edu-Aid translates sign language into spoken language while One-Health is used for medical purposes. He has also taught nearly 200 students from poor backgrounds the skills of computer programming.
Queen Young Leader’s Award
Queen Young Leader’s Award was established in 2014 through the Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Trust, Comic Relief, and the Royal Commonwealth. The award is particularly distributed among ages 18-29 to people working for the betterment of the society. The award comes with mentoring sessions and numerous meetings to polish the skills of winners and shape them as successful future leaders.
Dr. Astrid Bonfield CBE; Chief Executive of The Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Trust quoted:
“The Queen’s Young Leaders of 2017 are doing truly remarkable work within their communities. Their actions are having a positive impact not only on those around them but also by setting in motion a positive change that will last for generations to come.”
He further mentioned:
“The residential program is an opportunity for the 2017 Queen’s Young Leaders to come together for the first time, to foster partnerships and share ideas about how they can work together as a group to improve people’s lives all over the Commonwealth.”
We are proud of Syed Faizan Hussain and wish him all the best for his future and his work for a better future of the world. Syed Faizan Hussain is not the only one to get this award, there have been many other before him as well.