National Council of Social Welfare (NCSW) organized a one day public awareness seminar titled “Safer Charity and Our Social Responsibilities” in collaboration with Peace Collective (PPC) M/O Information Broadcasting, Government of Pakistan. Dr. Nadeem Shafiq Malik, Chairman, NCSW presided the seminar while Ms. Sobia Kamal, Parliamentary Secretary for Kashmir Affairs was the Chief Guest, and Mr. Aftab Jahangir, Parliamentary Secretary for Ministry of Religious Affairs & Interfaith Harmony was the Guest of Honour.
Prominent Parliamentarians, Representatives of Civil Society, donor agencies, Civil Servants of concerned departments and other stack holders participated in the seminar. Dr. Nadeem Shafiq Malik, Chairman NCSW in his presidential address said that Pakistanis are considered to be the fifth most charitable nation in the world. All over Pakistan, several social services provided organizations are working through the donations of philanthropists. These organizations are running several welfare programs i.e. Educational Institutions, orphan shelter homes, old houses and hospitals.
The most glaring example is Edhi foundation that activities are appreciated not only at national level but also at international level. The amount of charity should be utilized appropriately for the sake of welfare.