Diplomatic missions team up for philanthropy at PFOWA's annual charity bazar.

ISLAMABAD -- The Pakistan Foreign Office Women's Association (PFOWA) held its annual charity bazar here on Sunday, providing diplomats a platform to raise funds for underprivileged segments of their community. First Lady Samina Alvi inaugurated the bazar held at the lawns of Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA), where families of diplomats set up stalls showcasing their respective national and cultural diversity. The MoFA's flagship event was meant to raise funds to support the families of its low-income staffers in the field of education, health and social welfare.

The First Lady in her address said caring for others made better human beings and appreciated the joint efforts of diplomatic corps for a noble cause. She expressed satisfaction that PFOWA, founded by its first patron Shaista Ikramullah on the recommendation of Begum Raana Liaquat Ali Khan in 1947, was effectively continuing with the legacy of philanthropy. She said besides fundraising, the...

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