PPL donates equipment to Murshid Hospital 

Karachi: August 19, 2016: Pakistan Petroleum Limited (PPL) donated equipment worth Rs. 20 million to Murshid Hospital and Health Care Centre (MHHCC), Hub for its various faculties. MD & CEO PPL Syed Wamiq Bokhari handed over the equipment to Medical Director MHHCC Dr. Abdul Sattar Jaffer in the presence of Chairman MHHCC Abdul Razzak Jaffer as well as officials from both organizations at a simple ceremony held on August 19 at the hospital. 

Bokhari appreciated MHHCC’s efforts for providing quality healthcare to deserving local communities as well as those coming from adjoining remote areas in Balochistan. He highlighted that being a leading national E&P company, PPL remains committed to serve the nation with a focus on improving quality of life for the underserved not only through its business but also by implementing viable development initiatives. 

PPL has earmarked an annual budget of 1.5 percent pre-tax profit for Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives, with actual spending touching nearly 5 percent in the last financial year. The company has been declared the largest corporate giver in terms of volume of donations for 11 consecutive years by Pakistan Centre for Philanthropy.

Established in 1987, MHHCC is now a 150-bed facility located at Hub, Karachi. The hospital has male and female wards, intensive care units, operating theatres, blood bank and a 24-hour emergency wing with surgical facility managed by over 300 qualified staff. 

Developed with a vision to reach localities in the remote suburbs of Karachi and bordering Balochistan, MHHCC has evolved as the only state-of-the-art facility in the vicinity during the last 25 years.