The partnership will help to facilitate in enhancing the reach to the deprived sectors of the society by providing basic necessities of life. Al Baraka Bank would support SAF’s mega projects from its charity fund and will facilitate in accepting the donations in SAF accounts in all its branches in 99 cities. SAF will provide assistance in the area of Education, availability of clean drinking water and Healthcare.
The agreement was jointly signed by Mr. Ahmed Shuja Kidwai, CEO Al Baraka Bank, Mr. Shahid Afridi, Global Chairman SAF & Mr. Zeshan Afzal, Global CEO, SAF.
Speaking on the occasion Mr. Ahmed Shuja Kidwai said that “As a Corporate Social Responsible entity, AlBaraka Bank Pakistan has supported philanthropic activities partnering with major NGO’s of the country. I wish that all our collaborative efforts may produce the desired results and brings betterment in the society”.
Mr. Zeshan Afzal, Global CEO, SAF spoke about SAF’s initiatives and its collaboration with Al Baraka Bank, “SAF has undertaken different initiatives in Health, Clean Water and Sports Rehabilitation with a special focus on its education project. This partnership with Al Baraka Bank would further assist SAF to resolve and empower the less privileged communities. SAF aims to uplift the underprivileged communities in Pakistan with the help of corporate community under their CSR initiatives”
Mr. Shahid Afridi shared his dream and commitment towards his philanthropic career. He thanked the management of Al Baraka Bank for entrusting and acknowledging his pledge and strives for the cause. He believes that the privileged community especially the corporate sector has to come forward and play their due role for which he was grateful to Al Baraka Bank and its management for joining hands with Shahid Afridi Foundation.