By Rafiullah Mandokhail,
QUETTA: Chief Executive Officer of the Balochistan Rural Support Programme and a renowned development professional Nadir Gul Barech received the 7th FPCCI Achievement Award from the president of Pakistan Arif Alvi, in an award ceremony hosted by the Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce & Industry.
FPCCI achievement award is one of the most prestigious accolades to recognize performance of those individuals and organizations with outstanding performance in economic and socio-economic development. It is a contribution to honor dedicated individuals and enterprises of Pakistani origin, who have made sustained and lasting contribution in development of the country to build its image and have thus made Pakistan proud.
Nadir Gul Barech has been working in the development sector for last few decades and has been an advocate and flag bearer of social change and development in Balochistan. His tireless efforts and commitment towards social development and through poverty eradication brought a pivotal change in the lives of millions of the marginalized communities in Balochistan.
The Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce & Industry 7th FPCCI Achievement Awards was graced by the Pakistani president. The event was attended by parliamentarians, bureaucrats, diplomats and high-profile dignitaries of Pakistan.
It is worth mentioning that BRSP is a rural support programme working in 29 districts of Balochistan on social mobilization, human resource development, water and sanitation, livelihood, education, health and emergency response. Since 1991, Balochistan Rural Support Programme has endeavored determinately to improve the living conditions of rural poor across the province. The organization evolved from “Pak-German self-help project” in 1983, as collaboration between Federal Republic of Germany and Government of Pakistan. In the year 1991, the successful manifestation of integrated rural development program at a limited scale, paved the way for the transformation of the project into a programme named BRSP which was then registered under Section 42 of the Companies’ Ordinance 1984, as a non-profit organization.