Governor Sarwar lauds Al Mustafa services

LAHORE (PR): Punjab Governor Chaudhry Muhammad Sarwar has said that the service of ailing humanity is noble job and it is duty of the social welfare organisations to ensure provisions of basic amenities of life to the deserving and neglected people of the society. He said Al Mustafa Welfare Society (AMWS) was a renowned name in the human development sector.

Governor said this while talking to a delegation of Al Mustafa Welfare Society, led by its Patron-in-Chief and Haji Hanif Tayyab here at the Governor House. The other members of the delegation were Chairman Abdul Razzaq Sajid, Mufti Muhammad Jamshed Saeedi (London), Mian Khalid Habib Elahi Advocate, Muhammad Nawaz Kharal, Eng. Abdul Rashid, Tajammul Gurmani and Arif Chouhdry.

Governor Punjab hailed the services being rendered by the Al Mustafa and said that he had already attended different functions organised by Al Mustafa in United Kingdom. He said the clean drinking water was a serious problem in the country and Al Mustafa should cooperate with the government to install water filtrations plants in the rural areas.

Wapda workers union representatives meet secy

LAHORE (PR): The federal government had not been resorting to the privatization of national public utility of electricity at the movement. It had been taking measure to reconstitute their members of board of directors of companies in accordance with the principle of SECP and strengthen the Pakistan Electric Power Company to improve the working of electricity distribution companies to provide the “better services” to the electricity consumers. The MD PEPCO would ensure the settlement of legitimate pending demands of the workers through holding an early meeting with the representatives of All Pakistan WAPDA Hydro Electric Workers Union (CBA) and ensure safe working conditions to the workers at workplace.

This assurance was given by Younus Dogha, Federal Secretary Water & Power Government of Pakistan, in a bilateral meeting held with the representatives of All Pakistan WAPDA Hydro Electric Workers Union (CBA).

Khaqan Murtaza, Managing Director PEPCO, was also present while the union was led by veteran trade union leader Khurshid Ahmed, General Secretary of the CBA Union along with Abdul Latif Nizamani, President, Haji Muhammad Ramzan Achakzai, Joint President, Gohar Taj, Chairman, Javed Iqbal, Regional Chairman, IESCO, Haji Zahir Shah and Osama Tariq Secretary, All Pakistan Workers Confederation.

Aamsung innovations for consumer lifestyles

LAHORE (PR): Top developers from around the world gathered today as Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., announced new platforms and opportunities aimed at innovations for enhancing consumer lifestyles through open collaboration. Samsung’s technologies and platforms are designed to support developers in shaping the next big innovations, critical to influencing more convenient, connected lifestyles for consumers.

“Our news today highlights the exciting developments occurring at Samsung and its growing ecosystem of developers and partners, across a wide range of technologies,” said Won-Pyo Hong, President and Head of Samsung Media Solutions Center. “We remain committed to enabling developers to create innovative solutions that ultimately improve consumer lifestyles.” Unveiled today were new software tools and developments aimed at advancements in digital health, smart home, wearables and virtual reality.

Mobilink renovates Pehli Kiran School

LAHORE (PR): Mobilink Foundation has commissioned the infrastructure up-gradation at Pehli Kiran School System (PKSS) in collaboration with Borish BV, Netherlands. Under the ambit of this initiative Mobilink Foundation will improve and renovate sanitation and hygiene facilities at PKSS to ensure a healthy environment for students.Pehli Kiran Schools are operating in the squatters around Islamabad and currently lack toilets and other basic sanitation facilities posing a hazard to the environment and a major predicament to the health of students and school administration.  

Mobilink Foundation, under its ‘Karo Kitab Se Dosti’ Program, also conducted a book reading and reading assistance activity. The event was attended by Mobilink’s Management and Volunteers who donated collected books and funds for the Mobilink PKSS Mobile Library. The activities were also attended by the Management of Borish BV who joined the event virtually from the Netherlands through Mobilink’s 3G Connectivity. Omar Manzur Head of Corporate Communications, Mobilink commenting on the initiative said, “Mobilink Foundation remains committed to the betterment of lives across Pakistan and our association with PKSS is reflective of this commitment to the communities we operate in.

Haji Hanif Tayyab said that AMWS was launching massive eye camps’ drive in Pakistan and Kashmir which conducted 10,000 cataract surgeries. He said that unfortunately Pakistan was the fifth largest country in the world with cleft lip and palate children and in recent years Al Mustafa performed 9000 free plastic surgeries for such children.

He said the Al Mustafa has already installed water filtrations plants in different parts of Karachi for providing potable drinking water to thousands of families. He said Al Mustafa also distributed 500 ton rice as aid among flood victim families. Haji Hanif Tayyab also invited the governor to visit Al Mustafa Medical Centre, Karachi.

Abdul Razzaq Sajid said that Al Mustafa Welfare Trust-UK was serving in 20 countries and last year we operated 5000 cataract patients, while next year we will perform 10,000 surgeries. We were providing free surgeries, medicines, glasses, lenses, food and accommodation to the poor and needy patients in eye camps, he added.