Recognition

EDHI, International and National Recognition / Awards

International Awards

  • Ramon Magsaysay Award for Public Service -1986
  • Lenin Peace Prize for services in the Armenian earthquake disaster – 1988.
  • Awarded to Abdul Sattar Edhi and Bilquis Edhi
  • Paul Harris Fellow from Rotary International Foundation, 1993
  • Largest Voluntary Ambulance Organization of the World, Guinness Book of World Records -2000
  • Hamdan Award for volunteers in Humanitarian Medical Services (2000) UAE
  • International Balzan Prize (2000) for Humanity, Peace and Brotherhood, Italy
  • Nobel Peace Prize Nomination for Mrs., Bilquees Edhi – 2005
  • Honorary Doctorate degree from the Institute of Business Administration Karachi – 2006
  • UNESCO-Madanjeet Singh Prize, for his work in promoting tolerance and non-violence – 2009
  • UNESCO – Award in recognition of his life-long efforts to ameliorate the conditions of the most disadvantaged groups in Pakistan – 2009
  • Ahmadiyya Muslim Peace Prize – 2010

National Awards

  • Silver Jubilee Shield by College of Physicians and Surgeons, Pakistan, 1962 – 1987
  • The Social Worker of Sub-Continent by Government of Sind, Pakistan -1989
  • Nishan-e-Imtiaz, civil decoration from Government of Pakistan -1989
  • Recognition of meritorious services to oppressed humanity by Ministry of Health and Social Welfare, Government of Pakistan – 1989
  • Pakistan Civic Award from the Pakistan Civic Society -1992
  • Shield of Honor by Pakistan Army – E & C
  • Khidmat Award by Pakistan Academy of Medical Sciences
  • Human Rights Award by Pakistan Human Rights Society
  • Honorary Doctorate Degree – Institute of Business Administration Pakistan – 2006