MOL Pakistan Oil & Gas Co. B.V hosted an impressive award distribution ceremony at Circuit House, Kohat in recognition of the contribution of local community
PESHAWAR, (Pakistan Point News - 14th Nov, 2017 ) :MOL Pakistan Oil & Gas Co. B.V hosted an impressive award distribution ceremony at Circuit House, Kohat in recognition of the contribution of local community and government machinery in successful implementation of social welfare initiatives sponsored by the exploration company. Commissioner Kohat, Mutahir Zeb chaired the event as chief guest. DIG Kohat Awal Khan, Deputy Commissioner (DC) Khalid Ilyas, Deputy Commissioner Hangu, Shahid Mehmood, Deputy Commissioner, Karak Shafiullah Khan, District Health Officer (DHO) Kohat Musharraf Khan, and other government officials witnessed the ceremony.
The chief guest distributed Intermediate and Technical Scholarship certificates among the youth of Kohat, Karak and Hangu upon the completion of their respective scholarship programs supported by MOL Pakistan. Certificates were also distributed among the health officials who played an active role in MOL Pakistan-sponsored anti-dengue campaign in district Kohat, which greatly helped in eradicating the fatal epidemic from the region. In his message read out in the ceremony, Graham Balchin, MD/CEO - MOL Pakistan said, "we are extremely thankful to the government authorities and local elders for supporting us here.
We are quite determined in further investing towards the well-being of the residents of our operational areas and are hopeful to continue the same pace in future. Ali Murtaza Abbas, MOL Group Regional Adviser for ME, Africa & Pakistan in his message said, "MOL Group is a responsible corporate entity that is operating worldwide. We feel ourselves responsible for the betterment of the local community wherever we operate. Initiatives that we have successfully carried here in this region truly depict our vision which could never have been achieved without the extensive support of local administration and elders.
Later, Mutahir Zeb, the chief guest, distributed wheelchairs among the physically challenged persons of Tal Block, another prolific venture funded by MOL Pakistan. Mr Zeb lauded the role of MOL Pakistan in assisting the government of Pakistan in the provision of social welfare services to people in need. DIG Kohat and DC Kohat also spoke at the occasion and appreciated MOL Pakistan's efforts in looking after the needs of the local communities. The ceremony concluded with a grand martial arts show.