Operations Coordinator, ICRC Asia Pacific Region calls on Chairman PRCS

[ISLAMABAD, 6th May, 2024] – The esteemed Mr. Yoann Davison, Operations Coordinator of ICRC Asia Pacific Region, engaged in a significant courtesy meeting with Chairman PRCS Sardar Shahid Ahmed Laghari at the PRCS National Headquarters. The primary objective of the meeting was to strengthen cooperation between PRCS and ICRC on various humanitarian programs and initiatives. Accompanying Mr. Davison were Mr. Nicolas Lambert, Head of ICRC Delegation in Pakistan and Mr. Wasif Jan, ICRC Movement Coordinator in Pakistan.

During the meeting, Chairman PRCS Sardar Shahid Ahmed Laghari provided a comprehensive overview of the various PRCS programs supported by ICRC, highlighting the Red Crescent’s crucial role in providing assistance during natural disasters and emergencies. Chairman Laghari shared insights into the 2022 monsoon flood response and the ongoing recovery efforts in affected areas, while also outlining PRCS’s plans aimed at strengthening its humanitarian outreach.

Chairman Laghari emphasized the importance of enhancing collaboration between PRCS and ICRC to advance ICRC-supported programs such as National Society Development, Emergency Preparedness and Response, Restoring Family Links, First Aid, Media and Communication, as well as Risk Awareness and Safer Behavior initiatives.

Mr. Yoann Davison commended the exemplary services provided by the Red Crescent, acknowledging Chairman Sardar Shahid Ahmed Laghari’s leadership in driving humanitarian initiatives forward. He reiterated ICRC’s commitment to continued collaboration with PRCS, expressing readiness to further enhance programs for the benefit of humanity.

Mr. Nicolas Lambert said “Our partnership with the PRCS is a cornerstone of our mission in Pakistan. Together, we’re stronger in our commitment to serve communities, providing vital aid and support in times of need.”

In recognition of the longstanding partnership, Chairman Laghari presented a memento to Mr. Yoann Davison, Operations Coordinator of ICRC Asia Pacific Region, along with a souvenir symbolizing the spirit of humanitarian collaboration.

Mr. Yoann Davison concluded his visit by touring the PRCS library and leaving his impressions in the visitor’s book.

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