A large community of golfers, including members from Pakistan’s leading corporations, came together to play Fast Cables-IHHN Golf Tournament 2023, presented by GFS, on February 19, 2023, at the Royal Palm Golf Club, Lahore.
The annual flagship event, aimed to raise funds for the newly built Indus Hospital & Health Network – QF, NST & SMP Campus in Jubilee Town, Lahore, has earned a significant commitment from the corporate sector and golfing community in Lahore to support the mission of Indus Hospital.
In 2021, the 600-bed state-of-the-art multi-disciplinary hospital was operationalized initially with 100 beds and out-patient services in Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Obstetrics and Gynecology, General Surgery, Day Care Services and Orthopedics. 82% of all patients visiting the Campus are Zakat eligible. As of January 2022, more than 50,000 patients have benefitted from various quality care absolutely free.
Syed Mashhood Rizvi, Executive Director, Communications & Resource Development Directorate, briefed about the 15 year journey of the Network and its achievements in making free and quality healthcare accessible to millions of people across Pakistan. He thanked the golfers and the supporters for their continued generosity. He presented the golfers IHHN’s new initiative of the Corporate Ambassadors Program and League of 100,000 Heroes. The CA program aims to create a community of corporate influencers who can play an important role in opening avenues for IHHN to establish a sustainable resource (from amongst their customer base and employees) that can give recurring donations of PKR 10,000 per month to save five lives.
Addressing the distinguished guests, Dr. Abdul Bari Khan, President of IHHN, said, “Rooted in values of compassion, respect, and dignity for all, Indus Hospital & Health Network – QF, NST & SMP Campus is our promise to transform the future of healthcare for the people of Lahore and beyond. We are grateful for the strong backing of the generous donors and steadfast public & private sector partnerships, which have enabled Indus to uphold its mission of free-of-cost quality care for all, especially during times of national crisis and economic decline. We look forward to future collaborations which will help Indus expand its services to every nook and corner of Pakistan.”
Senior Leadership of IHHN including Mr. Abdul Karim Paracha, Chairman of the Board, Mr. S.M. Pervez, Director, Board of Directors, Mr. Abdul Hameed Paracha, Director, Board of Directors, Mrs. Saman Asif, IHHN Member and Dr. Tasman, CEO, IHHN-North, were also present at the occasion.
Mian Kamal, Chief Executive Officer, Fast Cables, and a proud Corporate Ambassador of IHHN said, “Fast Cables is proud to be a long-standing partner of Indus. In a short span of 15 years Indus has become a role model for many hospitals and healthcare providers. Indus is unique not because that it serves the patients for free, but it is the personalised care with respect and dignity, makes this Indus stand out amongst many other charity hospitals.”
Pervaiz Ahmed, Executive Director, Communications & Resource Development Directorate – International acknowledged the support of Mr Shahjahan, Mr Shahid Abbasi and management and team of Royal Palm Golf Club for helping to organise a successful event. A total of 92 golfers played the game in a four-ball Texas Shamble format.
Closest to Pin: 11 Ft 4 In Hanan Gulzar
Closest to Pin: 9 Ft Muneeb Jaleel Qureshi
Longest Drive: Abdul Rauf
Runner-up Net: Khalid Chaudhary
Winner Net: Yasir Ali Sheerazi
Runner-up Gross: Habib Malik
Winner Gross: M Abid
2nd Runner-up Team Team: Jaudat Hussain, Ali Rzaz Jafery, AVM Fawaad Yunus, Sohail Dil Mir
Runner-up team: Kamal Mian, Salman Rana, Almas Haider, Ahsan Anwer
Winner Team: Syed Nasir Ali Shirazi, Syed Yasir Ali Shirazi, Ahsan Gulzar, Salman Satti
About Fast Cables
Since its inception in 1985, Fast Cables Limited has emerged as Pakistan’s leading and most trusted electrical cable manufacturer. At Fast Cables, quality is the first priority, combined with superior customer service and affordability. This emphasis on quality has made Fast Cables one of the most reliable brands in the Cable Industry of Pakistan and the choice of leading electrical consultants, engineers, and architects in the country.
About GFS Builders & Developers
GFS Builders and developers are one of the leading and diversified builders well known for the different projects introduced within different cities of Pakistan. The organization believes in delivering houses, societies, and community-building projects, and facilitating state-of-the-art projects which meet the high standards of authenticity and unmatched quality held by their valued clients. The organization’s goal is to be the new face of Pakistan’s building and construction industry and deliver new concepts of working backed by the remarkable strength of their employees, associates, engineers, architects, etc.