LG Minister gives away fire safety awards to 43 companies

KARACHI:Sindh Information and Local Government Minister Syed Nasir Hussain Shah has said that the ‎non-government organizations striving to promote awareness among the citizens about the fire safety ‎laws have been doing a commendable service.


He stated this while addressing as the chief guest at ‎the ceremony of 10th Fire Safety and Security Convention and Awards-2020. The event was jointly ‎organized by the National Forum for Environment and Health (FPAP) and Fire Protection Association of ‎Pakistan.


The minister appreciated the services of both the NFEH and FPAP ‎continuing for last 10 years to promote awareness about fire safety laws in the country.‎


NFEH Vice-President Nadeem Ashraf said on the occasion that the fire safety and security convention and ‎awards were being held consecutively for last 10 years to assemble all the relevant stakeholders and ‎organizations on one platform to discuss issues related to fire safety and to appreciate the institutions ‎doing best practices related to fire protection.‎


Following organizations were given awards on the occasion by the Local Government Minister on the ‎basis of their excellent performance in the field of fire safety and protection: AGI Denim, Archroma ‎Pakistan Ltd, Artistic Denim Mills Ltd, Barrett Hodgson Pakistan (Pvt) Ltd, Beltexco Ltd‎, Colgate Palmolive ‎Pakistan Ltd‎, Coronet Foods (Pvt) Ltd‎, EFU General Insurance Ltd‎, EHS Services, Engro Elengy Terminal ‎Ltd‎, Engro Fertilizers Ltd‎, Engro Vopak Terminal Ltd‎, Enviro Pak, Fauji Fertilizer Bin Qasim Ltd‎, Fauji ‎Fertilizer Company Ltd (Mirpur Mathilo), Fauji Fertilizer Company Ltd (Goth Machi Sadiqabad), ‎Glaxosmithkline Consumer Healthcare (Pvt) Ltd Jamshoro, Habib Bank Ltd‎, Huaneng Shandong Ruyi ‎‎(Pakistan) Energy (Pvt) Ltd‎, Kay And Emms (Pvt) Ltd‎, K-Electric Ltd‎, Kia Lucky Motors Pakistan Ltd‎, Lucky ‎Cement Ltd, Lucky Landmark (Pvt) Ltd‎, Martin Dow Ltd‎, Mondelez Pakistan (Pvt) Ltd‎, Orient Energy ‎Systems (Pvt) Ltd, Pak Arab Refinery Ltd, Pakarab Fertilizers Ltd,‎ Pakistan Accumulators (Pvt) Ltd,‎ ‎Pakistan International Bulk Terminal, PharmEvo (Pvt) Ltd,‎ Premier Cables (Pvt) Ltd, Scilife Pharma (Pvt) ‎Ltd, Shahbaz Garment (Pvt) Ltd.‎ (Spinning Unit) – Midas Safety, Shan Foods (Pvt) Ltd, Shifa International ‎Hospitals Ltd, Soda Ash Business, ICI Pakistan Ltd,‎ Syngenta Pakistan Ltd,‎ Thal Engineering, UCH Power ‎‎(Pvt) Ltd,‎ Wilshire Laboratories (Pvt) Ltd,‎ Yunus Textile Mills Ltd.‎


Other speakers of the event included President of Korangi Association of Trade and Industry Saleem uz ‎Zaman, NFEH President Nadeem Ashraf, FPAP President Imran Taj, FPAP General Secretary Tariq Moin, ‎environmentalist Saqib Ejaz Hussain, Country Head of Orient Energy System Wasif Laeeq, HSE Head of ‎HUBCO Salman Rasheed, Chief Fire Officer of KPT Saeed Jadooon, Fire Expert Dr Altaf Afridi, Manager ‎HSE of Shifa International Hospital Zulfiqar Ali, Deputy Control Civil Defence Sindh Shahid Masroor, ‎Former Chief Fire Officer of KMC Naeem Yousuf, Head of HSE Habib Bank Syed Azeemuddin, Hina ‎Jamshed and NFEH Joint Secretary Khalid Iqbal. The event was also attended by the representatives of ‎‎70 leading agencies of the country.‎