LAHORE – Sartaj Aziz, Vice Chancellor, Beaconhouse National University was awarded the M.S. Swaminathan Award for Environment Protection. This award was presented to him by Dr. K Rosaiah, Governor of the state of Tamil Nadu, in India recently, says a press release.

This award is given every year to the most deserving individual, body corporate or association serving the interest of the humanity in the broad sphere of Environment Protection. Some of the recipients of the ward in the past years include Dr. Joseph Hulse, Prof. Jeffrey D Sachs and Dr. Ismail Serageldin besides others.