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Tetra Pak donates 12 million rupees for flood relief

Karachi, October 26, 2011 – Tetra Pak Pakistan and the Pakistan Poverty Alleviation Fund (PPAF) today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to help the flood victims in Sindh. The donation of PKR 12 million will complement PPAF’s existing efforts of establishing a model village in Muzaffargarh.

“The recent floods in Pakistan have created a humanitarian crisis, leaving thousands of people either displaced or in need of aid. By supporting PPAF in its relief efforts we hope to play a meaningful role in the region,” remarked Azhar Ali Syed, Managing Director Tetra Pak Pakistan, at the MoU signing ceremony.

In 2010, Tetra Laval donated 12 million rupees to the flood relief effort, contributing to the restoration of the local infrastructure. Tetra Pak Pakistan has also previously collaborated with PPAF on its school milk programme, under which school children were provided milk on a daily basis in 41 schools in Rahim Yar Khan.

Such initiatives have proved to enhance food security and nutritional status while preparing Pakistanis to face the challenges of tomorrow; a key theme of Tetra Pak’s corporate social responsibility campaign.

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