Italian Ambassador hails PRCS humanitarian services


Staff Reporter

Ambassador of Italy to Pakistan Stefano Pontecorvo on Friday hailed Pakistan Red Crescent Society (PRCS) for extending the best possible humanitarian services across country.
Addressing officers and volunteers during his visit to the PRCS National Headquarters here, Ambassador Pontecorvo said Italy is eager to expand cooperation with Pakistan in the health sector. He said Italy’s state-of-the-art medical equipment is recognized across world for its quality and advanced technology.
Earlier, PRCS Chairman Dr Saeed Elahi thanked His Excellency Stefano Pontecorvo for visiting the National Headquarters, and briefed him in detail about different programs and initiatives being undertaken by the Society. He said that Itlay rendered great support to Pakistan in the shape of relief items for the victims of earthquake in 2005 and floods in 2010. He said PRCS will appreciate support in different programs and initiatives, like Emergency Ambulance Services Fleet as well as upgradation of Regional Blood Donor Center.