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55 companies to be conferred CSR Awards on Jan 19

55 companies to be conferred CSR Awards on Jan 19

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s 55 most prestigious companies with significant contribution for social development through different remarkable projects and activities will be given awards January 19

Federal Minister for Planning & Development Ahsan Iqbal will be chief guest at the ceremony, said a press release here Saturday.

Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce & Industries (FPCCI) President Zubair Tufail will open the inaugural session while Secretary Ministry of Climate Change Syed Abu Akif, Chairperson Benazir Income

Support Program Marvi Memon and others will chair the second session. This event is being organized by National Forum for Environment & Health (NFEH).

According to NFEH President Naeem Quershi, all the award winning companies have played a vital role in empowerment of society in the fields of education, health, environment, socio-economic development, welfare projects for under privileged and under-served masses of the country.

Jury comprsisng renowned personalities of the corporate sector, including Mirza Ishtiaq Baig and Shamsul Haq Memon, has selected the awardees.

Oil and Gas Development Company Limited, Mari Petroleum Gas Company Limited, Pak Arab Oil Refinery Limited, Crown Group, Searle Pakistan, Mehria Group, SICPA Ink Pakistan, Siza Foods (Pvt.) Ltd., National Bank of Pakistan and Sindh Engro Coal Mining Company are among the major sponsors of the event. Besides companies, non-governmental organizations will showcase their various activities and projects in the CSR Gallery.

Companies selected for outstanding CSR activities are Agha Steel Industries, Albario Engineering (Pvt.) Limited, Archroma Pakistan Limited, Arif Habib Commodities, Asian Food Industries Limited, Atlas Honda Limited, Berger Paints Pakistan Limited, Bestway Cement Limited, Bin Qutab Foundation, Crown Group, Diamond Jumbolon – Symbol Industries (Pvt.) Limited, DP World Karachi, Engro Corporation, Fatima Fertilizer Company Limited, Fauji Fertilizer Bin Qasim Limited, Feroze1888 Mills Limited, General Electric Sapphire Electric Power Plant, Ghani Engineering System, Hi Tech Lubricants Limited, Javedan Corporation Limited, K-Electric, Kohinoor Maple Leaf Group, Kot Addu Power Company, Lucky Cement Limited, Mari Petroleum Company Limited, Mehria Group, Mughal Iron & Steel Industries Limited,  National Bank Of Pakistan, Nestle Pakistan Limited, Novamed Pharmaceuticals (Pvt.) Limited, Oil & Gas Development Company Limited, Pak Arab Refinery Limited, Pakistan Security Printing Corporation,

Pakistan Tobacco Company, Patel Hospital, Packages Limited, PharmEvo (Pvt.) Limited, Philip Morris (Pakistan) Limited, Rafhan Maize Products Co. Limited, Roots International School, Roots Schools System, Save Earth Environment Foundation, Sicpa Inks Pakistan (Pvt.) Limited, Sui Northern Gas Pipeline Limited, Sui Southern Gas Company Limited, The Hub Power Company Limited, Total Parco Pakistan Limited, U & I Garments (Pvt.) Limited, United Insurance Company Of Pakistan Limited, Yunus Textile Mills Limited, Searle Pakistan Limited  and Sindh Engro Coal Mining Company

An honoree award will be given to Shaukat Khanum Memorial Hospital & Cancer Research Centre, Prof Anwer Masood, Dr. Murtaza Mughal and World Columnist Club Dr Murtaza Mughal.