President for further augmenting performance of Pakistan Red Crescent

ISLAMABAD, Aug 25 (APP): President Mamnoon Hussain
Thursday stressed for bringing all organizations of Pakistan
Red Crescent (PRC) under one platform to further augment its performance.
While appreciating the humanitarian activities of Pakistan
Red Crescent during natural disasters, the President said a comprehensive strategy should be devised to prepare trained manpower for effectively dealing with natural disasters and accidents.
The President was talking to PRC Chairman Dr Saeed Elahi
and other high officials here at the Awan e Sadr.
The President said in that regard the PRC should first seek
cooperation from educational institutions and prepare a solid strategy for setting up of a permanent university.
He underscored the need for devising a collective code to
bring improvement in the provincial branches of PRC. In that way its performance could be further improved, he added.
He stressed for establishing contacts between institutions
rendering services in different walks of life and the PRC so that humanitarian activities could be improved.
The PRC Chairman briefed the President about various
activities and services of his organization.
Praising the services of PRC, the President called for further
enhancing its scope. The PRC in coordination with national research institutions, should take effective measures for providing relief to the people of backward areas, he added.