ZAFCO Aiding Pakistan Flood VictimsBy Zafco, PRNE
Sunday, October 24, 2010
DUBAI, UAE, October 25, 2010 - In response to the unprecedented flood disaster that
devastated Pakistan, ZAFCO through its chosen charitable institution - Imran
Khan Flood Relief Fund donated more than AED 30,000 enough to feed
approximately 250 affected victims of the massive floods for 30 days.
Imran Khan a sports super star - former Pakistan Cricket
Captain turned into a philanthropist, humanitarian, Chairman of the Board of
Shaukat Khanum Hospital (the only charity based cancer hospital of its kind
in Pakistan), an ex member of the Parliament and leader of the political
party Pakistan Tehrik - e - Insaf, launched the fund after the floods, which
as per the UN has affected more and caused more devastation in Pakistan than
the Asian Quake, Haiti Quake and the Tsunami combined.
The ceremonial donation hand - over was held at ZAFCO's
Corporate Office in Jebel Ali Free Zone. Mr. Gopiraj KV, Chief Executive
Officer and Mr. Aftab Khan, VP for Marketing of ZAFCO handed over the
donation to Mr. Ali Zaidi, President of Imran Khan Foundation, a US based
registered NON Profit Charity.
In his remarks, Mr. Gopiraj KV called for compassion on the
immense devastation and appreciated the work IKF is doing to provide relief
to the flood victims.
"Aside from our endeavor to participate in activities
promoting the environment and efforts towards a green community, ZAFCO is
very much committed in the pursuit of social service. We will continue to
develop and strengthen our humanitarian assistance programs at ZAFCO", he
Founded in Dubai in 1993, ZAFCO is one of the world's leading
importers and exporters of car tyres, batteries and lubricants. The company
is based in the Jebel Ali Free Zone and its UAE storage facilities, which
cover 43,100 sqm., can accommodate 1 million tyres.
ZAFCO has recorded an average growth of over 30 per cent each
year since its inception and registered a turnover exceeding AED 1 billion in
2009. The company now operates in over 85 countries and works closely with
800-plus distributors around the world.
ZAFCO's goal is to be recognized as the number one source for
the world's best tyres across the UAE and the wider Middle East and Africa.
It is also a quality tyre manufacturer in its own right under the Zeetex
brand. It is headed by Mr. Gopiraj KV, ZAFCO's CEO, and employs over 275
For further details, contact: Aftab Khan VP - Marketing ZAFCO Tel: +971-4-8073563 Mob: +971-50-9007461 E-mail: aftab.khan@ZAFCO.com P.S. in the picture: (from left to right) Mr. Ali Zaidi, President of Imran Khan Foundation, a US based registered NON Profit Charity. Mr. Gopiraj K.V - C.E.O. of ZAFCO FZCO, Dubai, U.A.E. Mr. Aftab Khan - Vice President of Marketing of ZAFCO FZCO, Dubai, U.A.E.
For further details, contact: Aftab Khan, VP - Marketing, ZAFCO, Tel: +971-4-8073563, Mob: +971-50-9007461, E-mail: aftab.khan at ZAFCO.com .
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