Allied Bank organized a computer donation ceremony at Quetta under its Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives. The event was attended by the President/ CEO of ABL, Speaker Balochistan Provincial Assembly, Finance Secretary, Secretary Secondary Education, Additional Secretary Higher Education, Goverment of Balochistan. The branded computers were donated to Principals of Balochistan Residential Colleges Loralai, Khuzdar, Zhob and Turbat for their computer labs.
At the occasion, Mr. Tahir Hassan Qureshi, CEO, Allied Bank spoke about ABL’s Corporate Social Responsibility initiative for endeavouring to improve the quality of education. The computer donation initiative is just one step towards this cause. He emphasized the role of technology in education .
Mr. Tahir Qureshi added that as per ABL’s Board of Directors vision, our CSR philosophy has substantial focus on education, healthcare, philanthropy , sports promotion and environment preservation etc. and today’s gathering is also part of such activities. He further added that ABL shall continue to take part in the development of the province of Balochistan.
In her concluding remarks, the Chief guest Ms. Rahila Hameed Durrani, Speaker Balochistan Provincial Assembly described the importance of education in developing countries and stated that education is the catalyst needed to pull families and communities out of the cycle of poverty.
She further added that knowledge gives students the power to dream of a better future and the confidence needed to pursue a full education, which in turn will help generations to come. She deeply appreciated the Allied Bank’s role and contributions and encouraged other stakeholders to also play their role in uplifting of different segments of life in Balochistan.