Dr. Murtaza Mughal appointed as Director RDF

The Rural Development Foundation (RDF) has appointed Dr. Murtaza Mughal as member board of directors.
RDF, founded in 1978, is a non-political, not-for-profit organization recognized at the national as well as international levels.
Speaking at the occasion, President of the RDF Brig. (retd) Aslam Khan hoped that the new member of the board will discharge his duties with full dedication and add value to the entity.
Dr. Murtaza Mughal is known in social circles, has an impressive professional record and his social services need no introduction, he added.
Currently, he is is Group Country Manager of United International Group (UIG), Chairman of Nazaria e Pakistan Center Trust, and President of the Pakistan Economy Watch (PEW).
Speaking at the occasion, Dr. Murtaza Mughal said that he is feeling honored and will leave no stone unturned to come up to the expectations of the superiors in RDF.
He said that recent floods have inflicted heavy losses on the rural populations and pushed people decades back while they badly need support to start their economic activities again.
The devastating floods have inundated hundreds of villages across much of the country’s fertile land. The floodwater has transformed large parts of farmland into large lakes sowing wheat and other crops difficult, he informed.
The flooding is the worst to hit the country in recent history and it may take months for the floodwaters to recede, he informed.
Dr. Mughal said that we are sensitive to the needs of the rural population, we trust the capabilities and potential of the rural poor, and want to play role in stimulating rural development which is central to national development.
He said that strengthening the educational, social, and economic sectors in rural areas is crucially vital to national progress and human advancement which cannot be ignored.

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