In a press conference held in the presence of local, regional and international media: His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Mubarak Al Khalifa: The Isa Award for Service to Humanity commemorates the late Emir and confirms the Kingdom’s firm belief in the importance of tolerance and humanitarian work.
Secretary General of the Isa Award for Service to Humanity: 145 candidates from different countries of the world won the award in its fifth session Manama, Jan. 17 (BNA): His Highness Shaikh Mohammed bin Mubarak Al Khalifa, Special Representative of His Majesty the King, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Isa Award for Service to Humanity, affirmed that the Isa Award for Service to Humanity, which was established by His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, the King of the country, may he preserve him. May God bless him and grant him peace, remembering with respect and appreciation the generous and benevolent spirit of His Greatness Sheikh Isa bin Salman Al Khalifa, may God rest his soul in peace, praising the initiative and initiative of His Majesty, may God preserve and preserve him, to establish this award in perpetuation of his fragrant memory and in celebration of his stances and humanitarian actions and his great role in establishing the modern state so that this award remains a beacon of goodness and honor For those who contribute to the service of all mankind.
This came during a press conference held by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Mubarak Al Khalifa, Special Representative of His Majesty the King, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Isa Award for Service to Humanity, and Their Excellencies members of the Board of Trustees of the Isa Award for Service to Humanity, in the presence of representatives of various local, regional and international media. To announce the winner of the Isa Award for Service to Humanity in its fifth session 2021-2022, which the Board of Trustees decided to award to Nepalese ophthalmologist Dr. Sunduk Roit.
His Highness said that this award, since its inception in February 2009 and through its five sessions, confirms the firm belief of the Kingdom of Bahrain in light of its comprehensive development path under the leadership of His Majesty the King of the country, may God preserve and preserve him, and with the continuous follow-up of His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the Crown Prince. The Prime Minister, may God protect him, emphasized the importance of tolerance and coexistence, and the keenness to highlight and honor the first in the fields of humanitarian work based on the principles for which the award was established.
In turn, Mr. Ali Abdullah Khalifa, Secretary-General of the Isa Award for Service to Humanity, explained that one hundred and forty-five candidates from various countries of the world had applied for the award in its fifth session 2021-2022, and the work of the Award’s Board of Trustees, with continuous effort and diligence with the award secretariat and the arbitration committee consisting of personalities International experts with scientific, legal and academic competence and experience researched the humanitarian works received by the award secretariat from candidates for the award for accreditation of 139 candidates. Conditions for winning the award.
The Secretary-General of the Isa Award for Service to Humanity continued that the Board of Trustees assigned a field research team to travel to the sites of these potential winners to see their work closely and ensure that they comply with the approved winning criteria. Sanduk Roit, presenting an overview of his biography, works and achievements in the humanitarian field.
For his part, the Chairman of the Arbitration Committee, Professor Jan Paulson, spoke about the tasks of the arbitration committee and the selection criteria in line with the objectives and principles of the award and the humanity of His Majesty Sheikh Isa bin Salman Al Khalifa, may God rest his soul.
It is noteworthy that the Nepali ophthalmologist, Dr. Sunduk Roit, has become world famous for innovating the new method for treating cataracts, and he was also able to develop a new lens implanted inside the eyeball that can be produced at a much cheaper price than its counterparts, and this cheap lens helped him to perform surgery to treat cataracts In less than five minutes, during which he removes cataracts without stitches through small incisions and replaces them with a low-cost artificial lens, he has been able to treat more than 120,000 patients with preventable blindness for free without taking any money from his poor patients.