Delegation of SMIU’s NLP meets Baligh Ur Rehman

ISLAMABAD (PR): Muhammad Baligh Ur Rehman, Federal Minister for Education and Professional Training, has said that that Sindh Madressatul Islam University (SMIU) has continued its mission of imparting quality education to its students since the last 133 years.

He stated this while addressing a delegation of Sindh Madressatul Islam University’s National Leadership Program, led by Dr Muhammad Ali Shaikh, vice chancellor of the university, at the Ministry of Education and Professional Training, Islamabad. At his office, he warmly welcomed the delegation belonging to the Alma-Mater of founder of Pakistan Quaid-e-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah. It was the third consecutive visit of SMIU’s students, to the office of Federal Minister of Education, in the last three years.

Baligh Ur Rehman highly praised the efforts of Dr. Muhammad Ali Shaikh, Vice Chancellor SMIU, for providing students a platform to explore important institutions of the country that could help students to develop various analytical, logical and communication skills. Muhammad Baligh Ur Rehman informed the delegation that teachings of Holy Quraan have been made part of the curriculum from nursery to intermediate level. He said that the character building of students was as much important as education was itself, therefore, educational institutions have to play important role in this regard.

By The Way opens store in Karachi

KARACHI (PR): By The Way, a fashion brand, has opened its first-ever store out of Lahore, in the city of lights; Karachi at Dolmen Mall, Clifton. The opening event served as an opportunity for the people of Karachi to see the brand’s exciting product range, which is now available at affordable price in the city’s top shopping destination. The event was well-attended by prominent personalities from the fashion, business and entertainment industries including Ayesha Omar and Ainy Jaffri.

With its new store, BTW has gone nationwide and opened its 4th store in the span of only 1.5 years. The brand has come a long way in such a short period of time and is aiming to go further with its premium quality product and unbeatable price range.

10th NFEH CSR Award conferred to SSGC

KARACHI (PR): SSGC’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives won tremendous accolades at the 10TH CSR Summit and Awards 2018.

Shahbaz Islam, Head of Corporate Communications, SSGC received the award in the category of ‘Sustainability Initiative’ on behalf of the company from Jam Kamal Khan, Minister of State for Petroleum Division. The Summit-cum-awards event was organized by the National Forum for Environment and Health(NFEH) in a hotel in Islamabad. SSGC was conferred with this award for its contribution in the areas of education, health, environment and community development and more particularly in undertaking projects of sustainable nature.

The company carries out CSR initiatives either on its own or in partnership with government and non-governmental organizations. Of late, besides undertaking conventional CSR-related projects, the company has worked in tandem with reputed NGOs on a number of sustainable projects such as installation of bio-gas plants for villages of Thatta district, and provision of solar-powered devices and water hand pumps for Tharparkar households. In addition, SSGC has also played a vital role in the preservation of mangroves and has offered bio-degradable, environment friendly bags to super stores in its franchise areas.

The Summit was marked by an incisive presentation by SSGC’s Shahbaz Islam entitled “Pakistan Youth and Skill Development” that dilated on the importance of CSR and the company’s role in helping the marginalized communities. Sardar Masood Khan, President, Azad Jammu and Kashmir also presented a memento to Islam. SSGC had also set up a creatively designed booth at the event that was manned by its Corporate Communications team. The booth provided a chance for SSGC’s team to network with the delegates at the Summit. The company was also represented by Muhammad Ali Gohar, Chief Manager, Media Relations. The governing body of NFEH and the panel of distinguished judges appreciated SSGC’s vision being implemented through contributions in the field of CSR.