Drinking Water Plant Inaugurated at National Foods Limited Muridke Factory

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					                Drinking Water Plant Inaugurated at
               National Foods Limited Muridke Factory

Karachi-February 10, 2009: National Foods Limited (NFL), Pakistan’s leading
food company, has undertaken a public drinking water project to cater to an
essential need of the people of Muridke (a small town about 50 miles from
Lahore). An Adult Literacy Programme was also started that aims to benefit the
factory workers and the people in the nearby village. The inauguration ceremony
of the water plant and education programme took place at the NFL Muridke

Present at the ceremony were Mr. Rana Tanveer Hussain, MNA, Mr. Rana Afzal
Hussain, MNA, Mr. Khurram Ijaz Chattha, MPA, Mr. Irfan Ilahi, Tehsil Nazim,
factory workers, literacy programme students, and local residents.

Chief Guest Mr. Rana Tanveer Hussain, MNA, performed the inauguration of the
water filtration plant and the adult literacy programme. He lauded the efforts
NFL was making towards health and education and said that his government
would provide the necessary support towards betterment of such activities and
expansion of industries in the area. The filtered water has been tested by the
Pakistan Council for Research in Water Resources (PCRWR) and found to be
suitable for human consumption. This potable water is being supplied to local
residents free of cost.

Mr. Abrar Hasan, CEO NFL, gave an overview of the NFL Corporate Social
Responsibility strategy which includes a number of initiatives for public welfare
and community development which are in operation for the last several years.
Mr. Abdul Majeed, Chairman NFL, shared his vision for betterment of health and
education in Pakistan, reflected by his company’s focus on pure food and water,
and easily accessible education programmes. Muridke project details were
shared by Mr. Saleem Khilji, Business Unit Manager NFL.

National Foods Limited (NFL), founded in 1970, is today Pakistan's leading multi-
category Food Company with over 250 different products in 12 categories. NFL
is dedicated to improving the well-being of society through continuous
development of innovative food products and through a wide-ranging corporate
social responsibility programme. For more information, please visit

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