KARACHI: Brig. Akhtar Javed Warraich, Director General, Earthquake
Rehabilitation and Reconstruction Authority (ERRA) Pakistan, on Tuesday
presented a shield and an appreciation letter to the Managing Director
& CEO, Pakistan State Oil, Mr Jalees Ahmed Siddiqi, on behalf of
President General Pervez Musharraf and Prime Minister Shaukat Aziz in
recognition of PSO’s contribution in the October 2005 earthquake
relief and rehabilitation operation.
On the occasion, Brig. Akhtar Warraich said that because of its tremendous
contribution, PSO has always been found standing out among all donors
since the disaster struck the northern Pakistan and Azad Kashmir.
He especially mentioned the 5,000 US gallon capacity browser and a hydrant
cart, which were sent for refueling of helicopters at Muzzafarabad airport,
as well the supply of LPG cylinders, CG sheets and winterized tents
by PSO along with other activities.
Mr Jalees Ahmed Siddiqi said that the entire PSO family showed an exemplary
alertness in ensuring maximum fuel supply to calamity zones as well
as meeting the fuelling requirements of the armed forces, government
departments and charitable organizations.
Currently, PSO support is contributing in rebuilding of schools in affected
Abid Ali Syed
Deputy General Manager