Pakistan ambassador to UAE hosts reception for Pakistan cricket team

ABU DHABI (PR): Moazzam Ahmad Khan, Ambassador of Pakistan to UAE, hosted a luncheon reception to honour winning Pakistan Cricket Team at his official residence in Abu Dhabi Wednesday.

The Ambassador welcomed the cricketers and management of the team. He felicitated all team members on displaying thorough team spirit and professionalism during all one day matches of ongoing Pak-Lanka Cricket Series.  “Like entire nation, Pakistan Embassy and Pakistanis living in UAE are really proud of the team on winning one day series”, the ambassador added. He also applauded the untiring efforts of Najam Sethi and PCB for bringing international cricket back to Pakistan .Lastly he wished the team all the best for their future cricketing engagements.

Sarfraz Ahmed, Captain of Pakistan Cricket team, thanked the Ambassador for supporting and recognizing the achievements of the team. He also appreciated the love of all Pakistanis living in UAE for the team.

Plan Int’l holds event

 LAHORE (PR): Plan International Pakistan in collaboration with HUD&PHED organised Global Hand Washing Day & project completion ceremony of ‘Scaling up PATS in Punjab’ on Tuesday in Lahore.The event was attended by children, policy makers, senior government officials and civil society to mark the 8th commemoration of the event.

Speaking at the event, Minister Khawja Salman Rafique said: “We as a developing country face a number of challenges, for which we all have to work together to resolve. Poor hygiene practices like the simplest of all; not washing hands with soap, has a direct effect on everyone’s health, especially that of children.”  He went to say: “Every day we lose 110 children under five years of age because of diarrhea; a diseases that can be prevented by practicing washing hands with soap before eating and after using the toilet.” He added that the role of Plan International and other development partners is critical especially in term of capacity building and providing technical support for improved WASH service delivery in Punjab.

He acknowledged role of Plan International for its 20 years long efforts to develop coordination and synergies among the different department and sector partners responsible for the improvement of WASH services and prevention Dengue in Punjab.

Minister for Communication and Works, Malik Tanveer Aslam, Minster for Disaster Management department Punjab, Mehr Ijaz Achlana and acting country director of Plan International Pakistan, Imran Yusuf Shami also spoke on the occasion.

Tecno mobile unveils new Phantom 8 in ME

DUBAI (PR): TECNO, a premier mobile phone brand under Transsion Holdings, has launched its newest addition, the Phantom 8 in Middle East and Africa region. The regional launch took place in Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Dubai in the presence of 200 guests. Representatives of United Mobile, the sole distributor of TECNO Mobile throughout Pakistan, Urdu Point and ProPakistani, the Digital Media Partners of TECNO Mobile also participated in this star studded event.

 ADT Defence Raya Golf Championship

LAHORE (PR): Asian Development Tour, the second highest ranking international tournament of Asia; will be held at Defence Raya Golf and Country Club DHA Lahore from 2nd November till 5th November, 2017.

Besides local golfers, 50 top ranking international players from across the world will also participate in the championship.