Kohat (Muhammad Yasir) MOL Pakistan Oil and Gas Company B.V. in partnership with the Joint Venture Consortium of Tal Block provided social welfare program funding of PKR 2.5 Million to the Technical Vocational Training Centre for Women in Lachi (Urban) Tehsil, District Kohat. Both, Chief Guest, Mr. Roshan Mahsud, Deputy Commissioner (DC), Kohat District and Mr. Hussain Khattak, District Officer (DO), Social Welfare Department, Kohat District gladly received the social welfare funding provided by MOL Pakistan, operator of Tal Block and a fully owned subsidiary of MOL Group operating in the country since 1999.
At the cheque distribution ceremony, this social welfare funding was greatly appreciated by the local community of Lachi along with the district administration of Kohat District. Mr. Roshan Mahsud was particularly impressed by the company’s efforts to empower women. With about 100 students currently enrolled in sewing, beautician, and computer programs at the centre, also providing an monthly stipend of PKR 1,000 to each student, he thanked Mr. Ali Murtaza Abbas for initiating this centre back in December 2019 and acknowledged MOL Pakistan’s on-going support to the social welfare program of District Kohat. Mr. Ali Murtaza Abbas, stated that, “MOL Group is a responsible corporate entity that has always supported sustainable development efforts in Pakistan through our social welfare funding and corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives.
In particular, we firmly believe the empowerment of women brings positive change to our local communities residing in our areas of operation. By providing technical vocational training to women, we are helping them develop the means to financially support themselves and their families. As such, we do our very best to support the local government in their efforts to empower women.”