Caritas Pakistan Lahore (social wing of Catholic Church) distributed cheques for medical assistance to 19 critical injured persons of Gulshan Iqbla Park Bomb Blast, Lahore at Sacred Heart Cathedral Church on May 18, 2016. In first phase His Grace Archbishop Sebastian Francis Shaw (Archbishop of Roman Catholic Church Lahore) distributed cheques to 19 families. His Grace assured the affectees that Roman Catholic Church is standing with the victims of Gulshan Iqbal Park Bomb Blast in this period of difficult time. He paid his gratitude to the Federal and Provincial Government, Civil Society Organizations, Government Health Department, hospitals’ management and philanthropists who are facilitating these victims. He said that every citizen of this beautiful land must contribute in promoting brotherhood and peace. Mr. Amjad Gulzar (National Executive Director – Caritas Pakistan) said that Caritas Pakistan is standing and will always stand with the people in need. Our efforts for the betterment of the victims will be continued.
Ms. Jahan Ara (Psychotherapist) facilitated a trauma counseling session with the victims as well. Fr. Joseph Shahzad (Diocesan Executive Secretary – Caritas Pakistan Lahore) extended his gratitude to all the participants and encouraged them to remain united and determined in any difficult situation. Mr. Rojar Randawa, Mr. Raja Imran, Ms. Firdous Karman Toshi, Mr. Stephen Dominic, Ms. Asma Yaqoob and Mr. Naeem Naz played a constructive role to organize this event.
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