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President House Holds Reception for Orphan Children to mark National Orphans Day

Islamabad: In a bid to mark National Orphans Day on Ramadan 15, the President House held a reception for orphan children from across the country. President of Pakistan Mamnoon Hussain, Alkhidmat Foundation Pakistan and POCF President Muhammad Abdus Shakoor and Mehmet Emre, Country Director of Turkish organization TIKA, were chief guests on the occasion. 15th Ramadan is observed as World Orphans Day around the world on the call of OIC.

Speaking on the occasion, President Mamnoon Hussain advised the orphan children to not consider themselves inferior to anyone rather earn distinction by excelling in education and character to play an active role for human development.

He appreciated the role of the organizations undertaking orphan care programs to ensure bright future for the orphan children. He said the Pakistani society is fully aware of their responsibilities regarding the well being of these children.

The president lauded the parliament’s decision to observe 15th of holy month of Ramadan as a ‘Day of Orphan Children’ in Pakistan, like other countries of the Islamic world.

The National Assembly of Pakistan had decided to observe 15th Ramadan as National Orphans Day every year through a unanimous resolution earlier this week.

Orphan Solidarity Day

AKFP, IHH Mark Orphan Solidarity Day in Islamabad

Islamabad : Alkhidmat Foundation Pakistan celebrated Orphan Solidarity Day in collaboration with
Turkish NGO IHH at Islamabad. A large number of 600 orphan children and their families participated in
the event. Rao Muhammad Zafar, President Alkhidmat Foundation Pakistan Punjab chapter, was also
present on the occasion. He informed the audience about AKFP’s services for orphan children in Pakistan
and urged them to join hands with the organization to take this mission forward.

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“Climate Change: Water Scarcity, Challenges and its Solutions” Seminar Held in Islamabad

Islamabad: Alkhidmat Foundation Pakistan and Riphah International University jointly organized a seminar titled “Climate Change: Water Scarcity, Challenges and its Solutions” in Islamabad. Special Assistant to PM on Revenue Haroon Akhter Khan and Senator Asad Ashraf were leading speakers on the seminar, while AKFP Senior Vice President Syed Ihsanullah Waqas and Dr. Rashid Aftab of Riphah Institute of Policy Studies also addressed the participants.

Apart from discussing the overall situation of global climate change and growing water shortage in Pakistan, the audience were also brief about Alkhidmat Foundation Pakistan’s Clean Water program and its projects across the country to provide healthy drinking water.

Razzi Hospital ISB Visit (2)

Dr Javaid Visits Al Razi Hospital ISB

Dr. Javaid, a donor and social personality from Kuwait, visited the Al Razi Hospital Islamabad. Mr. Shahzad Saleem Abbasi briefed him about the projects of AKFP countrywide especially the Raazi Hospital (MCHC). Dr. Iftikhar Burney, MS Raazi Hospital Islamabad, said that we are providing the best facilities with subsidized rates. He encouraged the efforts of AKFP team in this regard, especially education and health sector.

Visit of ZF to Aghosh Girls (1)

Mr Rafi Zakat Foundation Visits Aghosh ISB

Mr. Rafi Bakht Nafees, representative Zakat Foundation USA, visited AKFP Aghosh Girls Islamabad. Mr. Ather Tehseen and Mr. Shahzad Abbasi briefed him about the Aghosh Alkhidmat Girls ISB’s general history and descipline. Mr. Rafi visited various sites in the Aghosh ISB and encouraged the efforts of the AKFP team.