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Chief Minister Punjab’s message on International Volunteers Day

Lahore, December 04, 2018 (PPI-OT): Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar has said that the people engaged in voluntary services perform their duties during natural calamities with commitment without any expectations or financial interest which is a good thing. In his message issued here today, Chief Minister said that volunteers rise above the geographical limitations and cultural and language barriers to serve the humanity with passion and commitment.

The role of voluntary organizations and people is of exemplary importance in the society and the damages of untoward incidents can be minimized by providing professional trainings to the volunteers. He said that serving the ailing humanity is high moral value and an important lesson of the religion of Islam. It is the requirement of the humanity that all the human beings should be served without any covetousness or greed.

The role of the voluntary organizations carries vital importance during earthquake, floods and similar calamities. The voluntary organizations engaged in different public welfare projects deserve accolades, he said. He said that this day provides a platform for initiating collective efforts during disasters for saving the human lives. The purpose of this day is to pay tributes to the organizations and volunteers engaged in different public welfare assignments, he said. We should also make a commitment to encourage the social workers and volunteers engaged in public welfare, the Chief Minister concluded.

For more information, contact:
Directorate General Public Relations, Punjab (DGPR)
Government of the Punjab
21-Mahmood Gaznavi Road (Abbot Road), Lahore, Pakistan
Tel: +92-42-99201390-1-2
Fax: +92-42-99201371-2
E-mail: info@dgpr.punjab.gov.pk
Website: www.dgpr.punjab.gov.pk

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