United Central Bank Donates $15,000

At a ceremony held at a local hotel in Houston, the Chairman of United Central Bank Mr. James D. Yoo presented a check of US$15,000 to Consul General G.R. Baluch towards the President’s Relief Fund. The Chairman of United Central Bank in his statement mentioned that the contribution was an expression of support and sympathy for earthquake victims from the management and employees of the Bank. He appreciated the courage of the people and the leadership of President Pervez Musharraf in facing up to the situation caused by the devastating earthquake. He assured that the US public stands shoulder to shoulder with the people of Pakistan in this difficult moment.
Consul General Baluch in response thanked on behalf of the President of Pakistan General Pervez Musharraf and on his own behalf, the management and employees of the Bank for their gesture and generosity in donating to the President’s Relief fund. The Consul General remarked that the gesture of support reflects the Bank management’s policy of giving back to the community thereby becoming a role model for the corporate sector in the US for doing community service. The Consul General also briefed the Board of Directors of the bank who were present during the ceremony, about the relief and reconstruction efforts of the Government in earthquake affected areas.


Editor: Akhtar M. Faruqui
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