LABARD holds fund rais­ing event

Pakistan Observer - - ECONOMY WATCH -

SALIM AHMED LA­HORE—The La­hore Busi­ness­men As­so­ci­a­tion for Re­ha­bil­i­ta­tion of Dis­abled (LABARD) held its an­nual fund-rais­ing din­ner that was largely at­tended by the renowned per­son­al­i­ties in­clud­ing MNA Per­vaiz Ma­lik, the LCCI Pres­i­dent Sheikh Muham­mad Ar­shad, Vice Pres­i­dent Nasir Saeed, for­mer LCCI Pres­i­dent Mian Mis­bah-ur-Rehman, Mian Muzaffar Ali, Fa­rooq Iftikhar, for­mer Se­nior Vice Pres­i­dent Ir­fan Iqbal Sheikh, LABARD Sec­re­tary Gen­eral Saeed Khan, Mian Nus­rat-ud-Din, Shaista Pervez Ma­lik and DG TDCP Ah­mer Ma­lik. The funds gen­er­ated from the event will be used to pro­vide and fa­cil­i­tate free coun­selling ser­vices, med­i­cal treat­ment, ed­u­ca­tion, and vo­ca­tional train­ing and em­ploy­ment op­por­tu­ni­ties to per­sons with dis­abil­i­ties.

The LABARD Fund Rais­ing Din­ner was a rare show of sol­i­dar­ity by the all seg­ments of the so­ci­ety with the phys­i­cally chal­lenged per­sons who have the de­sire to play their role as ac­tive mem­bers of the so­ci­ety. Speak­ing on the oc­ca­sion, Pervez Ma­lik, MNA & Pres­i­dent, LABARD said, “LABARD is a pro­ject that is very close to my heart. I have al­ways felt that there have been very few fa­cil­i­ties for the phys­i­cally and men­tally chal­lenged.

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