Internationally renowned physician, social worker and author Hakeem Muhammad Saeed was born on January 9, 1920 in Delhi, India.
After partition, Saeed Sahib left all business, luxury and wealth and went to Karachi, Pakistan. When he came to Karachi, Muhammad Saeed, who was traveling in a Packard car in Delhi, started his work by renting a shop for Rs. 50 per month and furniture for Rs. 12.5 per month. He then founded the Al-Majeed Center in Nazimabad, which paved the way for the Hamdard Foundation, and Hakim Muhammad Saeed also dedicated this institution to regular service.
Hakeem Mohammad Saeed loved children immensely, Saeed says make children great, Pakistan will automatically grow. Hakeem Saeed wrote more than 200 books on religion and medicine and wisdom while he provide valuable services at the international level as well.
He published the magazine Hamdard Nonihal for the training of children and provided them with correction and training equipment through thousands of Bazm-e-Nonihal programs. At the same time, Hamdard published hundreds of books from the literature platform.
The Madinat-Ul-Hikmat project in Karachi is also the result of the same infatuation where a huge library, university, colleges, schools and other important institutions called Bait-ul-Hikmat are established today. This city of science and culture and knowledge and wisdom still reminds us of the man whose determination and action turned the desert into an oasis of knowledge.
Even after becoming the Governor of Sindh, he continued to see his patients all over Pakistan and treat them for free. Similarly, during Zia-Ul-Haq’s tenure, he continued to practice medicine in Karachi, Lahore, Sukkur and Peshawar. He did not take a government vehicle or a house, nor did he return the foreign exchange he received for government expenditure to the national treasury. Hakeem Muhammad Saeed based medicine and pharmaceuticals on modern scientific lines.
Hakeem Muhammad Saeed traveled around the world and made countless scholars his friends. He used to send Eid and New Year cards to about ten thousand people all over the world every year. Jawahir lal Nehru, Sir Muhammad Zafar Ullah Khan, Ian Stephen, Shah Hussain, Joseph Needham, Dr. Akbar S. Ahmed, Syed Hassan Nasr, Fatima Jinnah and thousands of other personalities were among his fans.
He was also awarded Sitara-e-Imtiaz in 1966 and Nishan-e-Imtiaz in 2000 for his outstanding services.
CDC team of Pakistan.