Karachi:Shaheed Hakim Mohammed Said was an iconic physician, scientist, and patriot. As a philanthropist and intellectual, he fully understood the importance of education in nation-building. We should present him to the nation as a role model. Former Governor Sindh, Lt. Gen(r) Moinuddin Haider expressed these views at a Shura Hamdard meeting on Wednesday titled: “The contributions of Hakim Mohammed Said in Pakistan’s development”, presided over by Speaker Justice(r) Haziq-ul-Khairi. Ms. Sadia Rashid, President Hamdard Foundation Pakistan also attended the meeting.
Prof. Dr. Hakim Abdul Hannan said that Hakim Mohammed Said was a visionary social reformer who shaped Pakistan’s alternate medicine industry. Because of his efforts, the WHO recognized the efficacy of Unani medicines.
Dr. Abu Bakr Shaikh said that Shaheed Hakim Mohammed Said made a revolutionary change in the country by establishing Hamdard Pakistan. Madinat-ul-Hikmah city of knowledge and wisdom will continue to serve the nation by spreading the light of knowledge and expertise in the future.
Dr. Navaid-ul-Zafar said that Shaheed Hakim Mohammed Said was a visionary, determined, kind-hearted teacher, and an excellent administrator.
Musrat Akram said that Shaheed Hakim Mohammed Said believed that education and character-building were necessary for national development. Hakim Said did a great service to the Urdu language and social ethics. Dr. Tanveer Khalid said that as a researcher, scientist, writer, and educationist, he played a great role in the country’s development in every field. Hamdard Pakistan is his legacy. Dr. Rizwana Ansari said that Shaheed Hakim Mohammed Said made outstanding contributions to education and health. Because of his struggle, alternative and affordable treatment services, from which millions of people get medical services every day.
Qudsia Akbar, Brigadier (R) Riazul Haque, Colonel (R) Mukhtar Butt, Brigadier (R) Saeed Iqbal, Dr. Amjad Jafari and Shehla Ahmed also addressed the meeting and paid tribute to Shaheed Hakim Mohammed Said for his national services.