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February 5, 2020

PRCS chairman visits ICCI

Islamabad

February 5, 2020

Islamabad : Abrar ul Haq, Chairman, Pakistan Red Crescent Society (PRCS) said that he wanted to re-energize his organisation in cooperation with private sector to further improve its service delivery and enhance its access. He said that he would extend the outreach of PRCS to local industry for providing first aid trainings to industrial workers. He emphasised that private sector should come forward and cooperate with PRCS in order to reduce its reliance on foreign funding. He said that emergency ambulance service would be further improved to cope with emergency situations. He expressed these views after signing a Memorandum of Understanding with Islamabad Chamber of Commerce & Industry (ICCI). Muhammad Ahmed Waheed, President ICCI signed the MoU from Chamber’s side. Khalid Bin Majeed, Secretary General, PRCS gave a detailed briefing to the business community on the ongoing programs and future initiatives of his organization. Amjad Pervaiz, adviser Partnerships PRCS was also present at the occasion.

Speaking at the occasion, Muhammad Ahmed Waheed, president, Islamabad Chamber of Commerce & Industry lauded the important role of PRCS in disaster management, health care, organizational development and other areas. He said that ICCI has planned to start an ambulance service for its members and desired that PRCS should cooperate in this good cause. He said that ICCI would cooperate with PRCS for providing first aid trainings in local industries. He assured that ICCI would mobilize its members for blood donations in Blood Donor Centres (BDCs) of PRCS.