PPL’s moral obligation to serve the nation through (CSR) programme, CEO

KARACHI: Pakistan Petroleum Limited (PPL) CEO and Managing Director Syed Wamiq Bokhari inaugurated the company-sponsored 25-bed ward at Koohi Goth Hospital (KGH) located in Landhi.

KGH President Dr Tipu Sultan, General Secretary Dr Syed Sirajuddaula and Head of Resources Agha Adnan welcomed PPL CEO Bokhari, who was accompanied by PPL Deputy Managing Director Dr Fareed Iqbal Siddiqui.

Speaking on the occasion, Bokhari expressed pleasure on the health facilities at KGH, which has been serving the community free of cost since 2006. He considered it PPL’s moral obligation to serve the nation through its corporate social responsibility (CSR) programme with an earmarked budget of 1.5% pre-tax profit for CSR activities, and with actual spending touching about 2.5%.

KGH is a 200-bed healthcare centre where obstetrics and gynecology services are provided free of cost. The hospital provides rehabilitation services to disadvantaged women mostly from Sindh and Balochistan, especially fistula patients with urology diseases due to childbirth complications. This is the only charity fistula treatment centre in South Asia that provides state-of-the-art laparoscopy surgery and fistula management training.

 

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