On December 10, 2016 The President of Islamic Republic of Pakistan HE Muhammad Mamnoon Hussain awarded Bishop Dr Azad Marshall, Coadjutor Bishop of Raiwind, the Presidential Award for Human rights.
In a stately ceremony at the President’s House forty citizens of Pakistan were distinguished for their contribution in promoting Human Rights in Pakistan.
Bishop Dr Azad Marshall, who is also the President of National Council of Churches in Pakistan, is one of those distinguished recipients.
He has no doubt a long and continuous record of contributing to educational development and human rights in Pakistan. We congratulate him and pray for his continuous ministry in Pakistan and beyond.
We thank the Federal Ministers of the Ministry of Human Rights and Ministry of Religious Affairs and Inter-faith Harmony, Government of Pakistan for recognizing and nominating distinguished citizens committed to upholding the poor and the marginalized for upholding their Human Rights.