Plan International marked its 75th anniversary with a ceremony at the Pakistan National Council of the Arts (PNCA) on Tuesday, said a press release. In Pakistan, the NGO has been active for 15 years. The event was attended by Swedish ambassador Lars-Hjalmar Wide, who was the co-chief guest alongside NADRA Deputy Chairperson Tariq Malik. Other dignitaries at the event included Holland ambassador Hugo Gajus Scheltema; Peter from the Embassy of Finland; Pakistan Humanitarian Forum Chairperson Aine Fay; and representatives of various embassies and international donor agencies along with over 200 children coming from the various rural and urban areas of Pakistan where Plan is working.
Published in The Express Tribune, March 21st, 2012.