Jul 1: World Humanitarian Drive (WHD), London honoured 100 noble individuals, organizations and community groups from 35 different countries with the prestigious “GLOBAL HUMANITARIAN AWARD” who are promoting the best for humanity. The major objective of this event was to show gratitude and honour to the incredible volunteers who have always been contributing to the betterment of humanity especially during this crisis of Covid-19.
The event also saw with the first look of the book “Stars of Covid 100” and launching the book “Re-engineering Happiness”, both authored by WHD Founder, Abdul Basit Syed
The nomination process for the event started on April 27, 2020. Over 1600 nominations from all the seven continents were received for this event reaching global recognition in such a short period.
The online honouring ceremony was held on June 28, 2020 – 2 P.M, London Time (GMT+1). The ceremony gleamed with the presence of notable Chief Guests H.E. Fatmir Sejdiu, Former President of Kosovo, H.E. Madhav Kumar Nepal, Former Prime Minister of Nepal, and Hon. Pedro I Altamirano, President of The National Assembly, Andalusia- Spain, along with Dr. Abdul Basit Syed, the Founder Chairman of WHD, the session was well moderated by Mr. Robin Marsh, Secretary-General of UPF (UK).
Awards were presented under twelve categories including Politicians, Journalist and Media, Government Officials and Administrative Services, Innovation and Technology, Medical Field, Trust / Charitable Organisations, Social Worker / Volunteer, Entrepreneur / Business / Corporates, Public Figures / Entertainers, Education and Research, Social Welfare Organization and Environment and Nature Preservation. The entire event was organised by WHD-World Humanitarian Drive.