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Shaheed Hakim Mohammed Said – A Real Inspiration

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The Person

Hakim Said was a man of firm determination, humble at heart, full of devotion and possessed a pleasant personality. The sole object of Hakim Mohammed Said was to develop and promote eastern medicine and to transform Hamdard into a great institution of service to humanity. He dedicated his life to this cause and Allah Almighty crowned his selfless dedication and ceaseless efforts with remarkable success. His aims were to alleviate human suffering, eradicate evil from society, and help it according to the tenets of Islam.

Apart from his eminent service in the field of medicine, Hakim Mohammed Said will also be remembered with gratitude for Madinat al-Hikmah (City of Education Science and Culture) which he built in the outskirts of Karachi. It started with Bait-al-Hikmah, which comprised of a big library and a research centre and then expanded into various educational institutions. The foundation stone of Madinat al-Hikmah w as laid in 1983. Bait al Hikmah Library was established here in 1989, which was inaugurated by Mr. Ghulam Ishaq Khan, Former President of Pakistan.  

Work & Contribution

Hakim Said worked whole heartedly day and night to contribute to the establishment of an institution where people specially the youth will have a platform to know and learn about the Islamic history, medicine etc.