The names of the NGOs Award of Excellence 2017 winners have been finally announced. The Professional Development Foundation (PDF) celebrated the NGOs Award of Excellence Ceremony at the Marriot Hotel in Zamalek, with the attendance of Mr. Mohamed farouk Hafeez - PDF Chairman, Mr. Tamer Badrawi - PDF Vice chairman & Secretary General. In an atmosphere filled with festivity, passion and positivity, the attendees cheered to Alhassan Foundation for Differently Abled Inclusion landing fourth place, Akoon Foundation for Comprehensive Development coming in third place, Children of Female Prisoners Association coming in second place, and Community Development Association in Aswan securing first place in the competition. During the ceremony, appreciation was also announced to the runner-up candidates receiving in-kind prizes. In addition to the judges committee, Dr. Laila Iskandar, the former Minister of Urban Development, Dr. Ikbal El Samalouti, Chairman of the Board of Directors at The Hawaa Future Society, Ms. Amal Mwafi, an ILO Representative, Dr. Essam Al-Adawi, Minister advisor for Social Solidarity of International Organizations, and Ayman Abd El Mawgood ,Head of the NGO Sector at the Ministry of Social Solidarity, Dr. Mohamed Nady, Chairman of the Board of Directors at Absher Communications Company, Dr. Hala Youssef ,former Minister of Population, and Dr. Ibrahim Hijazi, Member of Parliament, were all honored during the ceremony in appreciation of their roles and efforts in society.