The country like every other year was facing multitude of national level challenges and crises due to recurring natural calamities and man-made disasters. This was stated by Governor Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Iqbal Zafar Jhagra as he along with Federal Minister for Production & Development Prof Ahsan Iqbal were jointly presided over the ceremony of 9th International CSR Summit and Awards-2017 organized by National Forum for Environment and Health. Federal Secretary Climate Change Syed Abu Akif, MD OGDCL Zahid Mir, A.Rauf Khajjak, Shahbaz Islam, Brig Tarique Lakhair, Brig Abdul Ghaffar, Ali Asher, Dr. Ghulam Murtaza Mughal, President NFEH M. Naeem Qureshi, Project Head Engr Nadeem Ashraf, Anis Younus, Shams ul Haq Memon & others also spoke on the occasion. Some 55 leading national and international companies received awards for their commendable performance in 30 different categories of Corporate Social Responsibility during the past one year. Companies selected for outstanding CSR activities are Agha Steel Industries, Albario Engineering (Pvt.) Limited, Archroma Pakistan Limited, Arif Habib Commodities, Asian Food Industries Limited, Atlas Honda Limited, Berger Paints Pakistan Limited, Bestway Cement Limited, Bin Qutab Foundation, Crown Group, Diamond Jumbolon - Symbol Industries (Pvt.) Limited, DP World Karachi, Engro Corporation, Fatima Fertilizer Company Limited, Fauji Fertilizer Bin Qasim Limited, Feroze1888 Mills Limited, General Electric Sapphire Electric Power Plant, Ghani Engineering System, Hi Tech Lubricants Limited, Javedan Corporation Limited, K-Electric, Kohinoor Maple Leaf Group, Kot Addu Power Company, Lucky Cement Limited, Mari Petroleum Company Limited, Mehria Group, Mughal Iron & Steel Industries Limited, National Bank Of Pakistan, Nestle Pakistan Limited, Novamed Pharmaceuticals (Pvt.) Limited, Oil & Gas Development Company Limited, Pak Arab Refinery Limited, Pakistan Security Printing Corporation, Pakistan Tobacco Company, Patel Hospital, Packages Limited, PharmEvo (Pvt.) Limited, Philip Morris (Pakistan) Limited, Rafhan Maize Products Co. Limited, Roots International School, Roots Schools System, Save Earth Environment Foundation, Sicpa Inks Pakistan (Pvt.) Limited, Sui Northern Gas Pipeline Limited, Sui Southern Gas Company Limited, The Hub Power Company Limited, Total Parco Pakistan Limited, U & I Garments (Pvt.) Limited, United Insurance Company Of Pakistan Limited, Yunus Textile Mills Limited, Searle Pakistan Limited and Sindh Engro Coal Mining Company. One salient feature of the award ceremony was special CSR award given to Shaukat Khanum Memorial Hospital and Cancer Research Centre received by its Chief Executive Officer Dr. Faisal Sultan to recognize services of the hospital in curing various cancerous diseases in the country over last many years. Another prominent feature of the ceremony was Life Time Achievement Award given to famous humorous poet Anwar Masood.