Shehzad Roy honoured with Sitara-e-Imtiaz award

Web Desk: The singer cum social activist  Shehzad Roy received his second Sitara-e-Imtiaz in Islamabad (today) on the occasion of Pakistan Day.

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Roy is the founder and president of Zindagi Trust, which aims to improve the quality of education across Pakistan.

Shehzad Roy awarded with Sitara-e-Imtiaz in 2005 and the Sitara-e-Ehsaar in 2006 for his services towards the rehabilitation of the 2005 Kashmir earthquake.

In his tweet he mentioned, “i will be honored with the Sitara-e-Imtiaz tomorrow in Islamabad. I know of so many unsung heros who may never be publicly recognised but they work everyday to reform our society. I dedicate this award to their selfless dedication.”

Sitara-e-Imtiaz is Pakistan’s third highest civilian honour, awarded to individuals who have made significant contributions to the security or national interests of Pakistan, world peace, cultural or other significant public endeavours.

Shehzad Roy was also appointed as the new National Goodwill ambassador of United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime last year.

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