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Azma, CDRS CEO discuss welfare projects

By Our Correspondent
April 21, 2024
The spokesperson for Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PMLN) Punjab Azma Bokhari in Punjab Assembly on February 25, 2024. — Facebook/Azma Bokhari
The spokesperson for Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PMLN) Punjab Azma Bokhari in Punjab Assembly on February 25, 2024. — Facebook/Azma Bokhari

LAHORE : Minister for Information and Culture Azma Bokhari met CEO Comprehensive Disaster Response Services (CDRS) Pakistan-USA Todd Shea in which matters pertaining to ongoing welfare projects in Pakistan especially in Punjab- Lahore, House of Blessings for the orphans, Animal Welfare Centres and other affairs were discussed.

Todd Shea gave a comprehensive briefing on the ongoing development projects. Head CDRS Lahore Syed Mohsin, Director Fauzia Todd, M Faizan and others participated in the meeting. Information Minister Azma Bokhari while expressing her views about CDRS welfare projects in Punjab remarked that providing services to the grief-stricken humanity is praiseworthy.

She added that ensuring the well-being of humanity plays an important role in the progress of a society. Azma Bokhari underlined that according to the vision of Chief Minister Maryam Nawaz, “we aim to lend a helping hand to the downtrodden and destitute.” She acknowledged that opening a welfare centre for the orphan children and destitute women in Lahore city is a laudable step initiated by the CDRS. She highlighted that the Punjab government despite its limited resources is working immensely for the uplift of the distressed humanity through its welfare projects.

CEO CDRS Todd Shea apprised that so far, we have accomplished more than 750 clean water projects in Pakistan. Todd Shea added, “We are opening centres for the orphan children and destitute women in Lahore and Islamabad after Rawalpindi and Karachi.”