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“Strengthening the quality of education has become a global agenda at all educational levels and more so at the primary level. The quality of basic education is important not only for preparing individuals for the subsequent educational levels but to equip them with the requisite basic life skills.” said Giovanni Soranzo, Managing Director, METRO Cash & Carry Pakistan. “Our position as international leading player in self-service wholesales means not only business success, but also a responsibility towards the society. One of our roles is to be a good corporate citizen. For several years, METRO Cash & Carry wholesale centers in various countries have fulfilled this role by actively supporting programs beneficial to the society.”
This step is part of a comprehensive initiative on the part of METRO Cash & Carry to support CSR projects – such as the donation for earthquake victims or taking active measures for the education sector in a certain country– on a national and international scale. “The concept is – to bring support to those who need it most – is so strikingly simple that it’s ingenious,” the Managing Director said.
Mr. Rizwan Memon, Secretary Education & Literacy, appreciated the initiatives taken by METRO Cash & Carry to contribute its share to the city’s citizens. “Picking up the concept of quality education and by working close with the Government of Sindh, to establish an Educational Facility, The Government Primary School under its global, Care & Share program, METRO has once again proved its commitment towards our society. ” he said.
“METRO Cash & Carry has proved that it lives up to its commitment with
METRO Cash & Carry is represented in 29 countries with over 650 self-service wholesale centers. With more than 100,000 employees worldwide, the company achieved sales of € 33.1 billion in 2008. METRO Cash & Carry is a sales division of the METRO Group, one of the most important international trading companies. In 2008 the group reached sales of about € 68 billion. The company has a headcount of some 290,000 employees and operates over 2,200 outlets in 31 countries. The operating business is performed by the sales brands which operate independently in the market: Metro/Makro Cash & Carry – world market leader in cash & carry wholesale, Real hypermarkets, Media Market and Saturn – market leader in consumer electronics centers in
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