KABUL – In continuation of "21 days of Y'ello Care" project MTN Afghanistan launched a joint campaign with Ministry of Counter Narcotics (MoCN) named "Anti Narcotics campaign – say NO to drugs" at Habibia High school on Wednesday.
The program was started by recitation of Holy Quran and it was continued by speech of Mr. Mohammad Ibrahim Azhar deputy Minister MoCN, and followed by the speech of Mr. Zaher Surgul Senior Security Manager of MTN Afghanistan and ended by a presentation to the students of mentioned school on the harms of drugs.
The purpose of this program is to educate the students on the harms of the drugs and deliver this message through them to their friends and families, said Mr. Mohammad Ibrahim Azhar deputy minister MoCN.
Mr. Zaher Surgul Senior Security Manager of MTN and project prime for this campaign said: "MTN is not only here for business but also for helping the community by launching different social projects through MTN Foundation in the area of health, education, sports, emergency response against flood and earthquake etc…
Meanwhile, Mr. Imad Hassan Ibrahim Senior Manager General Services of MTN, Mr. Kauser Najmee General Manager of Customer Care, Mr. Zaher Surgul Senior Security Manager, Mr. Mohammad Kazim Noori MTN Foundation Coordinator and a volunteer team of MTN employees on behalf of MTN Afghanistan employees and management presented some office furniture to the management of Habibia high school.
Mr. Kauser Najmee while donating the furniture to the school principle said: today we are here to present a small gift including some office furniture to the principle and teachers of Habibia high school and as well as to educate the students on the harms of drugs.
Mr. Najmee also said: with Anti Narcotics program, free computer education for students from MTN Customer Service Points (CSPs), supporting and celebrating 'WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY' in coordination with Afghanistan's National Environmental Support Agency (NEPA), Painting the fences of Chaman-e-Hozoori sports ground and organizing Olympics style games for orphan children in Kabul are the other programs of MTN for this year's "21 days of Y'ello Care"
21 Days of Y'ello Care was instituted by the MTN Group President and CEO in 2007 to give all MTN employees an opportunity to contribute towards improving the welfare of their communities.
It has now become a prominent feature in MTN's calendar, and is also one of MTN's flagship Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programs driven by MTN Foundations in all the countries where MTN is operating.