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Pakistan Observer

Published Date: Jan 5, 2016

8th Int’l CSR Summit & 5th CSR Awards 2016 on Jan 14

Tuesday, January 05, 2016 – Islamabad—National Forum for Environment and Health (NFEH) in collaboration with Pakistan Water Partnership, Open Karachi and Shahid Afridi Foundation (SAF) organizing the 8th International CSR Summit, and 5th CSR awards 2016. The ceremony will be held on 14th January 2016 at a local hotel, Islamabad.

President NFEH Mohammad Naeem Qureshi briefed media. He said leading corporate leaders, CSR experts, government officials and ambassadors would deliver their speeches & presentations on this occasion

The objective of the event is to provide an innovative platform of interaction and networking, while creating awareness about CSR amongst the conference delegates. The experts will also discuss the emerging concepts and issues related to CSR in Pakistan and provide remedies based on practical approaches and implementation techniques.

On this occasion Federal Minister for Privatization M. Zubair, Chairperson Benazir Income Support Program Marvi Memon, Fedeal Minister for Health Saira Afzal Tarar, Chairman PEMRA Absar Alam, Secretary Benazir Income Support Program Muhammad Saleem Ahmad Ranjha, Campaign Director Alif Ailaan Mosharraf Zaidi, Director SDPI Dr. Abid Qaiyum Suleri, Saad Hussain Shah (Parco), Shahbaz Islam (SSGC), Dr. Qaiser Waheed Chairman NFEH and Rodol tov Ambassador of Argentina.—INP

Source: http://pakobserver.net/detailnews.asp?id=284584