MUZAFFARABAD, May 26: The newly appointed Chairman Pakistan Red Crescent Society Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) branch, Muhammad Ejaz Raza called on President Sardar Masood Khan after assuming the charge of his office.
He was appointed as Chairman PRCS AJK branch for a period of three years by President Sardar Masood Khan on Monday. Earlier he had worked as Chairman Mirpur Development Authority (MDA) besides serving on different key positions in various financial institutions and his appointment has been made in recognition of his services for the betterment of the region while working on key positions.
The AJK President while welcoming new Chairman PRCS State Branch expressed his hope that PRCS AJK Branch under his wise stewardship will be able to steer collective action in response to the emergencies and disasters in collaboration with the organization’s National Headquarters.
The Chairman PRCS AJK Branch thanked the President for his trust and support and said that he was fully conscious of the responsibilities given to him by the President and will use his all abilities to come up to his expectation in discharging his services to the people of Azad Kashmir.
The President further expressed his hope that Mr. Raza with his sound credentials and rich professional background would help bring new energy to PRCS and enhance the visibility and contribution of this very important organisation.
Describing the PRCS as trusted, respected brand and a leading national society, the President further expressed his hope that the organization will continue its efforts to prevent and alleviate human sufferings by rapidly responding to emergencies or emerging humanitarian needs in AJK.
The President while stressing the need to turn PRCS as among the first responders said that disaster preparedness and risk mitigation plans are keys in disaster-prone areas of AJK to ensure the best response to the natural and man-made catastrophes.
Saying that PRCS remained a key player in creating valuable awareness within the general public, Mr Khan said that helping the affected communities to get back on their feet should be the prime target of the organization to achieve its fundamental goals.