Pakistan’s Ambassador to the United States Sherry Rehman has been awarded prestigious US Smith College Medal for her extraordinary achievements and outstanding dedication to the rights of women.
Ambassador Rehman‚ who graduated in 1985 from the institution‚ joined five other alumnae who are now outstanding professionals in receiving the medal.
Established in 1962‚ the Smith College Medal is given annually to those alumnae who‚ in the judgment of the trustees‚ exemplify in their lives and work the true purpose of a liberal arts education.
Sharing her views on the occasion from her experience as a journalist and parliamentarian‚ Sherry Rehman emphasized that the outstanding people must focus on building institutions to ensure successor of their efforts.
Ambassador Rehman said she owed to the women of Pakistan to devote her efforts towards their well being and development as important members of the society.
Copyright Radio Pakistan, 2013