ISLAMABAD  - Noted Pakistani philanthropist and Chairman Taaleem Foundation Dr Zafar Iqbal Qadir has received Global Good Governance Award on behalf of his organization at an impressive ceremony during Global Donors Forum 2016, a biennial event of the World Congress of Muslim Philanthropists.

Ambassador of Malaysia in Turkey Dato' Amran Mohamed Zin conferred the Award on Taaleem Foundation for having developed and deployed global good governance practices in promoting education in Pakistan.

The Award was granted in the category of female education, said a message received here on Friday.

The Global Donors Forum (GDF) held from 25 to 26 May in Istanbul which was co-chaired by Datin Paduka Seri Rismah Mansor, First Lady of Malaysia, and HRH Dr. Shaikha Aisha Bint Faleh Al-Thani Qatar.

Dr. Zafar Iqbal Qadir established Taaleem Foundation as a non- profit community support organization in 1989. 

It is now imparting education in the far-flung areas of Pakistan. Dr Zafar has been a senior professional in public sector with a significant diversity in roles and experience from philanthropy to private sector support, corporate sector facilitation and public sector service delivery.