Cellular firms will contribute in Prime Minister flood fund

Cellular firms will contribute in Prime Minister flood fund
ISLAMABAD (September 21, 2011) : A meeting was held between chief executive officers (CEO’s) of various cellular companies and Federal Secretary for Information Technology (IT) and Telecommunication (telecom), Saeed Ahmed Khan on Wednesday. The meeting primarily focused on the recent floods in Sindh and the extent of devastation in flood-affected areas. Secretary IT reiterated that telecom sector should come forward to reduce the miseries of flood-affected people.

In this regard he directed the telecom operators to contribute philanthropically to the Prime Minister’s flood relief fund. Moreover it was also decided to launch SMS service to collect funds for alleviating the miseries of flood-affected people.

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