Standing ovation was given to Professor Adib Rizvi, Director SIUT when he was awarded "Lifetime Achievement Award" at the Lahore Literary Festival in Lahore. The Festival concluded in Lahore recently.
Country's leading intellectual Mr.I.A.Rehman gave away award to Prof.Rizvi. Also present on the occasion were organizers of the festival.
This was followed by a sixty minutes interview of Prof. Adib Rizvi which was done by Hameed Haroon of DAWN Group of Media.The interview encompassed various stages of Dr Rizvi's life including his early days, academic activities and establishment of SIUT. He spoke at length about the overall healthcare system in the country and explained as how he practices his unique philosophy of providing medical care to people " free with dignity". In the citation Mr Hameed Haroon recounted the meritorious services of Director SIUT in his capacity as a medical doctor, transplant surgeon, and above all mobilizing a team of dedicated professionals for the cause of service to humanity.