Shehzad Roy, the founder and president of Zindagi Trust, is being awarded with Sitara-e-Imtiaz today. The singer took to his Twitter handle to reveal this latest honour, saying that he will dedicate the award to the “selfless dedication” of the “many unsung heroes who may never be publicly recognised but work every day to reform our society”.I will be honored with the Sitara-e-Imtiaz tomorrow in Islamabad. I know of so many unsung heros who may never be publicly recognised but they work everyday to reform our society. I dedicate this award to their selfless dedication.— Shehzad Roy (@ShehzadRoy) March 22, 2018 The NGO, ‘Zindagi Trust’, aims to work for improving the quality of education across Pakistan. Headed by Shehzad Roy, it also greatly contributed towards the rehabilitation of the 2005 Kashmir earthquake; this earned him his first Sitara-e-Imtiaz in 2005 and the Sitara-e-Ehsaar in 2006.Sitara-e-Imtiaz is Pakistan’s third highest civilian honour and is awarded to individuals who have led to outstanding contributions to the security or national interests of Pakistan, world peace, cultural, or other notable public endeavours. Previously, late last year, Roy was also appointed as the National Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC).UNODC Chief designates popular Pakistani singer Shehzad Roy as National Goodwill Ambassador https://t.co/Z2myhobj4B pic.twitter.com/x0AeXRJ2JZ— UNODC (@UNODC) October 30, 2017Playing his part, the Saali Tu Maani Nahin hit-maker was spotted in Vienna, Austria, on March 12, 2018, to represent the country at the UNODC convention.Thanks Esra I’ll bring my band next time to rock the UNODC building and check out Cesar Guedes drumming skillsA post shared by Shehzad Roy (@officialshehzadroy) on Mar 15, 2018 at 9:00am PDTThe Laga Reh singer took to his Instagram and shared that he was “proud to represent Pakistan” internationally.I am humbled and proud to represent Pakistan as Goodwill Ambassador for UNODC – United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime at the 61st Session of the United Nations Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND) in Vienna, Austria.A post shared by Shehzad Roy (@officialshehzadroy) on Mar 12, 2018 at 5:22am PDTUNODC aims to stand tall in its fight to eliminate the use of drugs amongst youngsters and warn them of its consequences. An ambassador to the cause, Roy shared his message saying, “These things are close to my heart, especially when children are concerned, and I will give my all to my new role as National Goodwill Ambassador for Pakistan.”It was an honor to meet the Executive Director @YuryFedotov and Ambassador Alicia Buenrostro Massieu of Mexico chair on the #CND61A post shared by Shehzad Roy (@officialshehzadroy) on Mar 12, 2018 at 4:40pm PDTTwitterati has been abuzz with celebrities and fans pouring in to congratulate the musician:Proud of you sir. https://t.co/EBWeKO05xH— Ali Zafar (@AliZafarsays) March 22, 2018Congratulations Shehzad. We love your love for causes.— Simi Kamal سیمیں کمال (@simisadafkamal) March 22, 2018Congratulations, Shehzad. Richly deserved— Omar Waraich (@OmarWaraich) March 22, 2018Congratulations, Shehzad. Richly deserved— Omar Waraich (@OmarWaraich) March 22, 2018Thank you very much! Keep up the good work We are lucky to have you @ShehzadRoy— Shaniera Akram (@iamShaniera) March 20, 2018Previous recipients of the Sitara-e-Imtiaz include singer Ghulam Ali, filmmaker Syed Noor, actor Waheed Murad, writer Saadat Hasan Manto, former cricketer Inzamam ul Haq, poet Ahmed Faraz, architect/heritage conservationist Yasmeen Lehri, artist Jamil Naqsh, and novelist Bapsi Sidhwa.