ISLAMABAD: Prominent and world acclaimed medical researcher Hakim Muhammad Saeed was remembered on the occasion of his birth anniversary on Tuesday.
Hakim Saeed was born on January 9, 1920. He was a renowned scholar, a philanthropist and the former governor of Sindh.
He established Hamdard Foundation in 1948. Within few years, the herbal medical products of Hamdard became household names.
Hakim Mohammed Saeed authored and compiled several books which include books on religion, Tibb (natural medicine), health and sciences, literature, social and scientific topics and travelogues.
Hakeem Saeed founded Hamdard University in 1991. He made enormous contributions in the field of health, science, education and culture.
In recognition of his services, he was awarded Nishana-e-Imtiaz (Order of Excellence) by the State of Pakistan in 2002. On 17 October 1998, Saeed was assassinated by a group of unknown assailants while he was on his way to take part in a medical experiment at the Hamdard Laboratories.