Swiss ambassador inaugurates NHK room

The room was set up at the Punjab Workers Welfare School for Girls

Press Release February 28, 2016

LAHORE: Ambassador of Switzerland to Pakistan Marc P George inaugurated the Nestlé Healthy Kids (NHK) Room at the Punjab Workers’ Welfare School for Girls in Multan on Friday.

George appreciated efforts of Nestlé Pakistan in the field of nutrition under its NHK Programme. He said such efforts would promote a healthy society.

The NHK room has been designed and funded by the company under a memorandum of understanding (MOU) signed between the NHK and the Punjab Workers Welfare Board (PWWB). Under the agreement, the NHK programme would be implemented in all schools operated by the PWWB.

Nestlé Pakistan Head of Corporate Affairs Waqar Ahmad, said, “The NHK is part of our commitment to development of knowledge of children’s nutrition. We believe in nutritional education.

We want to make children mindful of the importance of eating right and engaging in physical activities.”

The Nestlé Healthy Kids programme is a global initiative which aims to better inform schoolchildren and teachers about nutrition and health.  It has so far reached more than 85,000 children in suburban and urban areas of Pakistan in collaboration with CARE Foundation, Silver Oaks and the TEDDS.

Published in The Express Tribune, February 27th,  2016.


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