Dr. Akhtar Hameed Khan __ Learn about a Pakistani hero. "Dr. Akhtar
Hameed Khan was the founder of the Orangi Pilot Project in Pakistan and
also the Comilla Rural Academy in East Pakistan (now Bangladesh). He was
born into a cultured family in 1914 and died on October 09, 1999. Dr.
Khan was a very simple and straightforward person who devoted his life
to the uplifting of poor Pakistanis. It didn't matter whether he was
serving the poor community, meeting the President or a high Government offical, or receiving an award, he always wore the same, simple clothes
made of Khaddar (rough and cheap cloth)." - illustrated - From Mr. Nasim