PRC services lauded over working for public welfare


ISLAMABAD: AJK President Sardar Masood Khan has said that Pakistan Red Crescent is actively working for the welfare of the general public and offering support services including food, clean water, and medical treatment.

ISLAMABAD: Chairman Pakistan Red Crescent Dr Saeed Elahi meeting with AJK President Sardar Masood Khan at Kashmir House.
The President made these remarks while meeting Chairman Pakistan Red Crescent Dr Saeed Elahi who called on the President here at Jammu and Kashmir House.
The President commended the contributions of Pakistan Red Crescent in mobilizing relief activities and helping create awareness on major issues which include disaster management and mitigation, health concerns, providing clean water for the masses and strengthening community-based self-sufficiency in the backward areas of Pakistan and AJK.
President Masood Khan said that the Pakistan Red Crescent along with international relief organizations had played a pivotal role in rescue and relief operations during the 2005 earthquake and other natural disasters occurring in Azad Kashmir.
The President praised the Red Crescent for effectively building resilient communities, and working extensively on training volunteers and also in expanding its network and programmes all over the country. He said the trained volunteer network of Pakistan Red Crescent is working extensively on disaster risk reduction, disaster preparedness and contributing towards improving livelihood.