Under the auspices of National Hero Foundation third edition of Wonder Women of the Year Award is being organized on 19th April 2013 at the grand venue of Expo Centre Karachi. More than five hundred thousand resident Pakistanis and overseas Pakistanis through public nominations and self-nomination campaign have already nominated around five hundred exceptional Pakistani women in various categories for 3rd edition of "Wonder women of the year Awards".
The governing council of NHF and an award council comprising of experts in the field, after very thorough and comprehensive analysis, have unanimously selected twenty five most inspirational women who have performed exceptional in their relevant fields and will be crowned with the honor of “Wonder Women of the Year Award 2013” in a very graceful and grand ceremony to be held on Friday, 19th April, 2013, at Expo Centre Karachi. His Excellency, Mohsin-e-Pakistan Dr. Abdul Qadeer Khan would be the chief guest on this auspicious occasion.
Whereas more than fifty VVIP personalities from public, political, social and business sectors from across the country would also be present on this occasion as "special guest of honor".
This was announced by CEO National Hero Foundation, Shaikh Rashid Alam and president NHF women wing Ms. HumaBukhari in a joint press conference at Karachi Press Club. On this occasion, Director Media management KMC Mr. Ali HasanSajid, Convener of NHF overseas (Canada) Ms. UnaizaInamHussain, NHF governing council members M. Shakil. Khan and Mr. Gulzar Mughal were also present.
While stating the detail of 3rdEdition of “Wonder Women of the Year Award 2013” president women wing NHF said that National Hero Foundation is a non-profit NGO functioning in accordance with the mandate granted through the public company license by the Government of Pakistan.National Hero Foundation aims and continues to strive to acknowledge the identity of national heroes, their heroic deeds for the nation, to highlight their exceptional services for the nation and to establish and maintain a public record of all such national heroes so that the present and future generations of Pakistan could be aware of their services, could recognize them and follow their footprints. Most unfortunate and disappointing is the fact that our nation has forgotten most of the national heroes and their heroic deeds and services are not mentioned anywhere. NHF is striving hard to establish the deserving and befitting respect and honor for them and to bring them back to life with all respect.
Furthermore, CEO NHF Shaikh Rashid Alam pronounced that in order to commemorate the heroic deeds of the national heroes of Pakistan, NHF has planned to establish the National Hero Park in all provincial and federal capital with the generous assistance of resident and overseas Pakistanis and with collaboration and public private partnership with concerned department of Government of Pakistan. In the proposed park statements of the heroic deeds of our national heroes and authentic references of their contribution for their homeland will be preserved and archived as a symbol of “pride and honor” and a “beacon of light” for the future generations.
While explaining the detail of third edition Ms. HumaBukhari further stated that in previous two ceremonies of "Wonder women of the year Awards" thirty seven most inspirational women were honored with this wonderful recognition and civil award. On the occasion of third edition further twenty five most inspirational women have been selected for this award. She also disclosed that in the same graceful ceremony of 19th April 2013; a gracefully colorful and voluminous book “Tum Ho Pakistan” based on the concise biographies of honored winners of Wonder Women Awards 2011 and 2012 will be launched at national and international level.
On this occasion, Director Media management KMC Mr. Ali HasanSajid informed the journalists that the management of KMC not only view the whole activity as a very graceful one but also acknowledges the services of all members and management of NHF. He further said that KMC is an strategic partner in the "Wonder Women of the Year Award 2013" and assures its all cooperation and assistance wherever required in this graceful activity. He said that on this occasion mega streets and roundabouts will be especially decorated with the banners of NHF and award winners of "Wonder Women of the Year Award".
Finally the CEO NHF Shaikh Rashid Alam said that NHF would also organize an advertising campaign in this regard so that residents of "City of Quide" could know more and more about their national heroes and their exceptional services.