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Economic empowerment of orphans to reduce terrorism-Zammurd Khan September 10, 2016
Meeting at ICCI
 
Zammurd Khan, Patron-in-Chief, Pakistan Sweet Homes (PSH) said that orphan kids, especially in far-flung areas were vulnerable to become easy tools for terrorists and Pakistan Sweet Homes was working for their economic empowerment that would help in reducing terrorism in the country. He stressed that business community should come forward and joint hands with Pakistan Sweet Homes to improve the quality of life of orphan kids. He said this while addressing businessmen at Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
 
He said Pakistan Sweet Homes was the largest organization in the country dedicated towards providing shelter and well-being to those kids who have lost their families either in natural calamities or due to terrorism within the country. He said with the cooperation of donors, PSH has established 36 centers in all parts of the country including AJK & Gilgit Baltistan providing home to 3600 orphan children and this number was growing day by day. 
 
He said PHS aimed to expand its network by establishing as many as 50 more centers all across Pakistan. He said Pakistan Sweet Homes Friends project would be launched soon to involve more people in this noble cause. He urged businessmen to fully cooperate and join hands with PHS to make orphan kids economically empowered so that they could play effective role in the economic development of the country.
 
In his welcome address, Atif Ikram Sheikh, President, Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry lauded the services of Zammurd Khan for dedicating his life for the welfare of orphan kids. He said Islam laid great stress on taking good care of orphans and assured that business community will cooperate with PHS in its mission of providing a better life to orphan kids. 
 
He said leaving orphan kids uncared would make them most vulnerable children and terrorists could exploit them for anti-social activities. He said that businessmen were cooperating with many welfare projects in the country and emphasized that they should join hands with PHS so that it could be able to serve more orphan kids across Pakistan and could play role in making them productive citizen of the country. At this occasion, many businessmen assured of their cooperation to PHS. 

 
 
 
 
   
 
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