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Information Minister visits Nestle factory, appreciates facilities and standards

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Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Chaudhry Fawad Hussain on Friday visited Nestle factory, located on Sheikhupura Road.

The said factory is the world’s third largest and Asia’s largest Nestle installation. The visitor was welcomed by factory manager Raheel Afzal while HR Manager Sheikh Nabeel and other officials were also in attendance. Later, the minister visited different sections of the factory including Infant Formula manufacturing unit and others. The minister was briefed about the working of different sections. The minister, along with team also planted a sapling in the premises as part of Nestlé’s commitment to the Prime Minister’s vision of Green Pakistan.

In a video highlighting the visit, Fawad Chaudhry said that Nestle factory was a benchmark for other manufacturers for its health and safety standards and environment. He also said that he would like to invite other multinationals to come and invest in Pakistan and that the government of Pakistan is willing to provide them a favorable business environment.

This campaign also includes plantation of 50,000 trees across various sites. Under Nestle Pakistan’s “Caring for Water” initiative; access to clean drinking water was provided to 60,000 people.

On March 2nd, Nestlé Pakistan signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Ministry of Climate Change to partner with the Clean Green Pakistan movement launched by the Prime Minister of Pakistan in October 2018.

Through this initiative, Nestlé Pakistan would be partnering with the key components of this movement by launching an awareness campaign on hygiene as part of its Nestlé Healthy Kids Program and Healthy Women initiative. As part of Nestlé Pakistan’s Employee Volunteer Program (EVP), a cleanliness drive would be launched, which would include cleaning of public spaces across major cities of Pakistan.

This campaign also includes plantation of 50,000 trees across various sites. Under Nestle Pakistan’s “Caring for Water” initiative; access to clean drinking water was provided to 60,000 people.

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In October 2018, Prime Minister Imran Khan had initiated a countrywide ‘Clean Green Pakistan’ drive to tackle the challenges of rising pollution and global warming and with a resolve to create a Pakistan “even cleaner than Europe”. The drive was subsequently endorsed by small and medium enterprises as well as corporate giants looking to fulfill their corporate social responsibility goals and to conform to sustainable development goals charted out by the UNDP.