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SRK to be honoured at World Economic Forum 2018

ANI  |  New Delhi [India] 

Turns out, it is not just Modi who is going to attend the (WEF)'s 48th Annual Meeting in later this month. will be there too.

The superstar is all set to be awarded at the 24th Annual Crystal Awards for showing an exemplary commitment to uphold human dignity through his non-profit

provides support to female victims of acid attacks and major burn injuries through medical treatment, legal aid, vocational training, rehabilitation and livelihood support.

He has also been responsible for the creation of specialised children's hospital wards and has supported childcare centres with free boarding for children undergoing treatment.

and Sir are among the other awardees, said the official website of the

The 52-year-old took to his handle to say, "Thank u for this honour. I consider my work with these heroic & beautiful women a great privilege as it imparts dignity & purpose to my life. I hope to spread awareness of the unparalleled heroism of these ladies & reach out to others in order to carry this work to its conclusion".

The Annual Crystal Awards celebrate the achievements of outstanding artists who have shown exemplary commitment to improving the state of the world.

The awards ceremony will take place on January 22, launching the Annual Meeting.

It will serve as a marker of the intention of the Meeting and as a reminder to us all of our responsibility to act with respect, generosity and compassion.

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First Published: Thu, January 11 2018. 20:35 IST