Lahore: According to a report presented in Senate, some 80% Pakistanis are forced to drink unhygienic or contaminated water and the situation remains worst in interior Sindh especially Tharparkar. Taking notice of the situation, Alkhidmat Foundation Pakistan and Askari Bank Private Limited haved joined hands to install as many as 13 new community hand-pumps in the district of Tharparkar.
A delegation of Askari Bank led by Dr. Muhammad Tahir Mansoori (Resident Shariah Board Member) on Thursday (December 15, 2016) visited the head office of Alkhidmat Foundation in Lahore, where the both organizations singed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to this effect.
Syed Ihsan Ullah Waqas, Senior Vice President AKF Pakistan, AKF Pakistan Secretary General Dr. Mushtaq Mangat, Fahd Sardar Khan (Country Head-IBSD, Askari Bank) and Muhammad Aleem Hasan (Head Shariah Compliance, Askari Bank) represented their respective organizations at the MoU signing ceremony.
National Director AKF Pakistan Clean Water Program Syed Rashid Dawood Bukhari, Executive Director AKFP Shahid Iqbal, General Manager Media and Marketing AKFP Umair Idrees, General Manager Programs AKFP Sufyan Ahmed Khan and Manager RMD AKFP Khubaib Bilal were also present on the occasion.
After the MoU signing ceremony, the Askari Bank delegation also expressed an intention to further extend their support towards Akhidmat Foundation Pakistan in various fields.