President: (President directs PRCS to accelerate operations throughout country)


ISLAMABAD: President Mamnoon Hussain has directed Pakistan Red Crescent Society (PRCS) to accelerate its operations throughout the country.

He was talking to a delegation of Pakistan Red Crescent Society which met him under the leadership of its Chairman Dr Saeed Elahi here on Tuesday.

The President said that Pakistan Red Crescent Society should include such people in its branches who are imbibed with the spirit of social service. He noted with satisfaction that it has initiated a comprehensive programme to train the ambulance service staff.

Meanwhile, talking to Secretary Industries and Production Mohammad Arif Azim, the President appreciated the Ministry for providing essential edible items to the public at affordable rates through Utility Stores Corporation (USC) especially during Ramzan.

He noted that the Ministry looks after some very important State Industrial Enterprises and Business Concerns and advised that these may be run effectively and efficiently.