Alkhidmat women’s wing organises ‘Aao Watan Savare’ event
Karachi: Alkhidmat Karachi’s women’s wing organised ‘Aao Watan Savare’, an event for girls as part of their Independence Day celebrations at their head office. Students from 16 community centres participated in event which included qiraat, speech, mehndi and sewing competitions.
Senior officials from Alkhidmat Karachi’s Women’s Wing and community centres were present. Asma Safeer, Nazima Jamaat-e-Islami Karachi Women’s Wing was Chief Guest while Naheed Iftikhar, Vice President Jamaat-e-Islami Karachi Women’s Wing, Dr. Rahat Qureishi and others spoke. Asma Safeer said that Alkhidmat’s Women’s Wing was leading women’s NGO in country and was involved in number of welfare activities. She disclosed that community centres were instrumental in imparting religious guidance to young girls from an underprivileged background as well as teaching them important household skills such as sewing and cooking. Community centres are providing moral environment to young girls which was need of hour challenging social situation. Prizes were awarded to winners of competitions.
Published in The Daily National Courier, August, 24 2023