Malik has many notable achievements in a world profession spanning greater than 40 years
BRITISH actor Artwork Malik has acquired the Pakistan society’s Jinnah Medal on the 68th annual dinner held final week on the Nice Corridor, Lincoln’s Inn.
Pakistan excessive commissioner, Moazzam Ahmad Khan and ambassador Leena Salim Moazzam have been the friends of honour on the occasion.
Architect Prof Yasmeen Lari, the Sir Arthur Marshall visiting professor of sustainable design and visiting dellow at Jesus School, Cambridge and co-founder of the Heritage Basis of Pakistan, was the keynote speaker.
Syed Mahmood Masood, honorary secretary of the Pakistan Society, stated, “The award is being given to the Pakistan born British actor, Artwork Malik, in recognition of his many notable achievements in a world profession spanning 45 years to this point in movie, tv and theatre, in addition to for his philanthropic work for the visually impaired”.
Malik was born Athar Ul Haque Malik in Bahawalpur in 1952. Throughout the previous 4 a long time, he has been lively on the worldwide stage from London’s west finish to Broadway in New York, with over 44 tv productions and greater than 34 function movies to his title, a press release stated.
He additionally labored with a number of the greatest writers, actors, producers and administrators within the business. His newest movie was Disney’s The Little Mermaid.
Malik has been as co-chairman of the Graham Layton Belief, which has offered free eye care to over 56 million sufferers in Pakistan by means of the Layton Rahmatulla Benevolent Belief hospitals and clinics.
Dr. Arif Alvi, president, Pakistan, stated, “I’m delighted to notice that the society for a lot of a long time has enhanced people-to-people ties and civil society cooperation between Pakistan and the UK. By selling a deeper appreciation of Pakistani artwork, tradition, literature, historical past and heritage, the society continues to assist nurture bonds of friendship, understanding and goodwill amongst our two nations and other people. We worth the necessary position performed by the Society in carrying ahead the historic legacy of Pakistan-UK partnership to our future generations.”
Excessive commissioner Ahmad Khan, stated, “The Pakistan Society is the flag bearer of the abiding friendship between Pakistan and the UK. It continues to play a commendable position in fostering better understanding of Pakistan and its wealthy literary and cultural heritage and on this method, bringing Pakistan and the UK nearer collectively.”
The chairman of the Pakistan society, Sir William Blackburne, stated, “This 12 months’s dinner gave us an opportunity to toast not solely the well being the president of Pakistan, who’s the Society’s Patron, but in addition, and for the primary time, the well being of King Charles and Queen Camilla.”
Based in 1951 and primarily based in London, the Pakistan society goals to extend public information in Britain of the humanities, historical past, geography, financial life and establishments of Pakistan. The occasion was supported by Bestway, UBL UK, British Pakistan Basis and HBL Financial institution UK, the assertion added.