Pakistan (District 3270)
(Chartered June 12, 1996)
* The Club contributed US$ 1,800 last year towards The Rotary Foundation. * Two new Paul Harris Fellows (PHFs) were added last year. * The Club received many awards at the District Conference.
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LAHORE (PR) - Rotary International District 5390, Montana, USA recognized the services of Rotarian Shehzad Ahmed from Rotary Club of Lahore Garrison by awarding him a commemorative shield for being "The Outstanding International Host District's Grants Sub-Committee Chair for 2004-2005" at the Rotary International Centennial Convention held recently in Chicago, USA. The award was presented by Rotary international Past President Richard King in a ceremony attended by District Governor from Montana Carl Prinzing along with Past District Governor and The Rotary Foundation Chair Don Gatzke. Rotarian Shehzad was selected out of all the Districts Grants Sub-Committee Chairs from around the world with whom Rotary Montana District had planned Matching Grants this year. The Montana District participated in more than 60 Matching Grants this year. Dr. Don Gatzke appreciated the efforts of Rotarian Shehzad Ahmed and thanked him for doing such a wonderful job and for being an outstanding and committed Rotarian. Don appreciated his long association with District 5390, Montana, USA and hoped that this relationship would be further strengthened in the coming years. Rotary Montana District is supporting various Matching Grant projects in Pakistan which would provide safe drinking water to rural communities, medical equipment for a dialysis center, free cataract eye surgeries to the poor and basic necessities to some schools. The Rotary Foundation has provided financial support to over 150 community service projects totaling more than US$ 2 million in Pakistan and Afghanistan which are a part of Rotary International District 3270.

Source: The Nation (July 17, 2005)