Tuesday, March 27, 2012

PTCL donates Rs. 2.3 million to Pakistan Sweet Homes

PTCL has once again shown its commitment by playing role as a responsible corporate entity. Recently it gave Rs. 2.3 million as gift to the children of Pakistan Sweet Homes.

On this 23rd March, children of Pakistan Sweet Homes participated in Annual Sports Gala. A ceremony was held following the activity which was attended by Senior Executive Vice President Human Resource of PTCL, Syed Mazhar Hussain and other dignitaries including Speaker National Assembly, Dr. Fehmida Mirza; President Azad Jammu & Kashmir, Sardar Yaqoob Khan; Minister of Kashmir Affairs & Northern Areas, Mian Manzoor Watoo; Managing Director, Pakistan Bait-ul- Maal (PBM), Zamarrud Khan and many more.

The official press release says,

“As a socially responsible corporate entity, PTCL has always endeavored to stand on the frontlines of social service for the people of Pakistan, whether they are vulnerable groups or affectees of natural disasters,” said Mr. Hussain on the occasion of the Annual Sports Gala celebrated by the children of Pakistan Sweet Homes to mark Pakistan Day on March 23rd.

A project of PBM, the nationwide established Sweet Homes provide quality housing and education to nearly 3000 orphaned children across Pakistan. Held in Jinnah Sports Complex, Islamabad from March 19-25, the Sports Gala was actively participated in by children who were provided an exciting opportunity for fun, games and sports gear through partnership between PBM and PTCL.

“PTCL takes great pleasure in celebrating this significant occasion with these beautiful and talented children of Pakistan Sweet Homes from all over Pakistan who have made this event vibrant and colorful,” said Mr. Mazhar Hussain. “What better day than today for PTCL to be with all of you and reflect the true spirit of Pakistanis as a united nation!”

Speaking on the occasion, MD PBM, Zamarud Khan especially thanked PTCL for its generous gift for the children of Sweet Homes. He also thanked PTCL Senior Executive Vice President HR, Syed Mazhar Hussain for attending the ceremony and encouraging the children.

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