Sui Southern Gas Company Limited officials visit Afzaal Memorial Thalassemia Foundation

Karachi, February 18, 2016 (PPI-OT):Mr. Shahbaz Islam, Head of the Corporate Communications Sui Southern Gas Company said that their organization is extending practical and financial cooperation to various NGOs in Sindh and Balochistan in a very organized way under a comprehensive approved CSR policy. He said that Afzaal Memorial Thalassemia Foundation (AMTF) is providing valuable services of treatment and rehabilitation of children suffering with blood disorders.

He was talking to officials of the Foundation while visiting their facility at Block 11, F. B, Area along with his team. On this occasion, President of the Foundation and renowned businessman Mr. Zaki Ahmed briefed the details about the facilities being provided to the children suffering in various blood diseases in their Centre.

He appreciated that SSGC, under its social responsibility program is providing financial help to AMTF. The General Secretary of the AMTF and President, F.B. Area Trade and Industry Association, Mr. Abdullah Abid said that we shall succeed to achieve our future targets with the financial cooperation of corporate sector. On this occasion, Mr. Abdur Rehman, Joint Secretary, AMTF informed that Blood screening section and ICU of this Centre is unique in South Asia.

Speaking on the occasion Ateeq-ur-Rehman, Media Advisor of AMTF requested SSGC to regularize blood donations through their CSR’s Hum Qadam program, which will indeed help to meet the blood transfusion requirements of AMTF. In the end, Mr. Shahbaz Islam presented a cheque to support the treatment of 225 children suffering from thalassemia to the President of AMTF Trust, Mr. Zaki Ahmed. Memorial Shields and bouquets were presented to SSGC officials by the AMTF.

For more information, contact:
Inayatullah Ismail
Chief Manager (Media Relations)
Sui Southern Gas Company Limited (SSGC)
Corporate Communication Department (Media Relations)
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