Lahore (Muhammad Yasir) National Foods Limited (NFL) has recently been bestowed with the prestigious – Dr. Ruth Pfau CSR Award 2021 from Marie Adelaide Leprosy Centre (MALC) – the most renowned institution providing healthcare for Leprosy-affected in Pakistan. Being the leading enterprise in Pakistan’s food industry, NFL is well renowned for its high quality products and operational excellence in business, while its generous social-development initiatives are also recognized by numerous international forums.
The Dr. Ruth Pfau award was presented to NFL for its collaborative initiative with MALC in the year 2020, to provide donation-in-kind for Salt, Plain Spices and Ketchup to feed more than 2000 families affected by Leprosy.
Celebrating the World Leprosy Day 2021, MALC recently held its annual event with 150 guests at the Marriott Hotel, also commemorated its ‘Corporate Social Responsibility’ (CSR) partnership with NFL. The humanitarian contributions of its other major donors were also acknowledged for their great help in treatment to the unfortunate leprosy patients. Proper safety and preventive measures were taken during the Leprosy Day event.
The Chief Executive Officer of NFL – Abrar Hasan stated “We are committed to help the patients of Leprosy and their families and would like to thank the MALC for their noble efforts continuing for over six decades, to eradicate this disease through free medical-treatment and rehabilitation. I would also like to express my gratitude to the MALC for presenting NFL with this award to recognize our humble contributions towards a Leprosy-Free world.”
NFL had also launched a Covid Ration Drive to help the masses in overcoming COVID-19, while making efforts to minimize the socio-economic impact of this global pandemic. NFL is pursuing the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals, while adopting global best-practices and continued innovation to ensure the wellbeing, health and education for the community.