HBL in collaboration with the Government of Sindh inaugurated a COVID-19 Drive-through Vaccination Facility at the National Stadium Karachi. The facility will be operational from 10 AM to 10 PM daily and citizens will be able to avail this drive-through facility, free of charge. The vaccination is being undertaken by the Aga Khan Health Services (AKHS) team.
#HBL in collaboration with the Government of Sindh has established a #COVID-19 drive-through vaccination facility at the National Stadium in Karachi. The Bank encourages everyone to avail this free-of-charge opportunity & get vaccinated. #HBLCares @StateBank_Pak @GovtofPakistan pic.twitter.com/q5iSMGxBVF
— HBL (@HBLPak) August 13, 2021
Dr. Azra Fazal Pechuho – Minister of Health & Population Welfare, Government of Sindh, was the chief guest at the inauguration. Saeed Ghani – Minister of Information and Labour, Government of Sindh, Dr.PalithaMahipala – WHO Representative, Head of Mission in Pakistan, and Senior Government representatives from the Ministry of Health as well as the District Management team graced the occasion. Muhammad Aurangzeb, President & CEO – HBL, along with senior executives of the Bank represented HBL at the inauguration.
The facility has been set up to support the Government of Sindh’s ongoing efforts to contain the COVID-19 pandemic and encourage vaccination across the city.
HBL undertook the largest vaccination drive for any corporate entity in the country as part of its #HBLCares initiative. More than 11,000 staff members and their families were vaccinated in Karachi, Lahore, Islamabad, and Multan.
Muhammad Aurangzeb, President & CEO – HBL, commenting on the occasion, said,“HBL is proud to extend its support to the Government of Sindh in accelerating its efforts towards immunization of the people of Karachi.The HBLDrive-Through Vaccination Facilityis one of the many initiatives that the Bank has undertaken to combat the COVID-19 crisis in the country.I would urge everyone to get themselves and their loved ones vaccinated.”