PTCL Group and Akhuwat collaborate to provide food assistance to affected families in Balochistan


PTCL Group and Akhuwat Foundation collaborated to provide food assistance to flood affected families in five districts of Balochistan, including Qilla Sai-fullah, Loralai, Sibi, Lasbela and Lasbela (Uthal). President and Group CEO, PTCL & Ufone, Hatem Bamatraf presented a cheque to Dr. Amjad Saqib, Founder and Chairman Akhuwat Foundation in Lahore.

Speaking at the ceremony, President and Group CEO PTCL, Hatem Bamatraf said: “PTCL Group appreciates Akhuwat Foundation’s role in bringing relief to the flood affected communities across the country and would like to help the foundation to reach out to more deserving families. The scale of devastation is unprecedented, which is why it is important that everyone contributes to the relief and rebuilding process. Being a Pakistani company, PTCL Group has extended a helping hand during these testing times. The contribution to Akhuwat is part of PTCL Group’s PKR 1.75 billion pledge for relief activities and I hope it will help rehabilitate displaced families.”

Also speaking at the event, Founder & Chair-man Akhuwat Foundation, Dr. Amjad Saqib said: “We are grateful to PTCL Group for extending the much-needed support to the flood affected commu-nities of Balochistan. The impact on local communi-ties is extremely overwhelming and the relief and rehabilitation work needs to be paced up.

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