Press Release: UK Rotarians visit Rotary service projects

Press Release: UK Rotarians visit Rotary service projects

Rotarians Peter Orpen and Bashir Ahmed of Rotary Club of Brighton & Hove
Soiree, UK spent a busy day in Lahore visiting various Rotary projects. In
the morning, they went to Government Primary School Lucklines to see the
development work done by Rotary Club of Lahore Garrison, which provided
furniture, toilet facilities, playground equipment to the school and
clothing, sweaters and shoes to the students. Later they visited LRBT
Hospital which provides free eye treatment to everyone who goes there for
treatment. Dr. Aqil Qazi and Dr. Khurram Mirza briefed them about the
facilities of the hospital. Rotary Club of Lahore Garrison has provided
funds for the IOL surgeries for the poor patients. Rotary Club will also
provide an ophthalmic operating microscope worth four million rupees. In
the afternoon, the visiting Rotarians went to Shaukat Khanum Cancer Hospital
where Naila Khan, Manager Marketing & Fundraising, informed them about the
history of the hospital and its working. More than 70% of the cancer
patients are provided free or subsidized treatment. District Governor
Nominee Shehzad Ahmed informed that Rotary Clubs would be invited to plan
and carry out Matching Grants to provide medical equipment to the hospital.
Rotarian Masrur Lodhi also accompanied the visiting Rotarians in the Shaukat
Khanum Cancer Hospital.

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Posted on Nov 08, 08 | 1:11 pm