ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL) has distributed ration packs over 7000 families in 30 cities across the country amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
PTCL has taken numerous steps to provide support to the people in these difficult times due to COVID-19 during the month of holy Ramazan, said a news release.
A comprehensive nationwide Ramazan ration drive activity started on May 8, concluded successfully with the support of philanthropic partners, Alkhidmat, Saylani and Akhuwat.
PTCL has also provided support to the Shaukat Khanum Research Center for the purpose of enhancing its testing facilities.
Furthermore, the company has sponsored the Pakistan Red Crescent Society (PRCS) 120-bed quarantine facility in Rawalpindi and also provided Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for 500 frontline workers to the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA).
Chief Human Resource Officer, PTCL Syed Mazhar Hussain said, “This is a moment of great pride for PTCL as our volunteers have significantly contributed through their efforts to support the nation during the ongoing crisis.”
He further said during the pandemic, PTCL has made concerted efforts to not only keep the nation connected, but also spread happiness and positivity amongst people to observe Ramazan in its true spirit.
PTCL being a socially aware and responsible organization is committed to extending its support for worthy causes that enhance the lives of individuals and communities during the pandemic, the statement read.