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Mari Petroleum’s quick response to Daharki train accident

On an urgent basis, Mari Petroleum deployed all of it's available resources including a specialized medical team, heavy machinery, and food/water supplies for survivors and volunteers.

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Community support and welfare remain at the heart of Mari Petroleum’s management practices and the Company manifested its resolve when an unfortunate incident took place on 7th June 2021 at the Reti area near Daharki Railway Station, where two trains collided resulting in the loss of 65 precious lives and injured more than 100 people.

Mari Petroleum’s Daharki field responded immediately to join the local administration for rescue and relief activities at the train accident site.

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In the quickest possible time, Mari Petroleum deployed all of the available resources including a specialized medical team, heavy machinery, and food/water supplies for survivors and volunteers to augment the efforts of the Pak Army and Local administration.

Senior Officials of Mari Petroleum, along with medical and support staff remained on the site till late evening and supported rescue and relief operations. MPCL spearheaded the emergency response which has been greatly acknowledged by Pak Army officials, District Administration, and the local community.

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Mari Petroleum joins the nation to offer its most sincere condolences to the bereaved families who have lost their loved ones and prays for the recovery of those injured. The company will continue to allocate all possible resources for the welfare and support of the communities across Pakistan.

Combatting hunger

Mari Petroleum company has always contributed to the welfare of society. Recently it launched a mobile food dastarkhawan which will provide food to the needy people. This pilot project will feed more than 200,000 people per annum.

During this year’s Ramadan, Mari Petroleum organized an iftar dinner at Jaffar Chowk, Meharabadi, Islamabad for five hundred people.

‘Mari Mobile Dastarkhwan’ is a collaborative effort between Mari Petroleum Company Limited (MPCL) and Comprehensive Disaster Response Services (CDRS) to distribute cooked meals to needy people at various locations in Islamabad and Rawalpindi, through a custom-branded meal truck.

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