President of Pakistan Dr Arif Alvi has said that the businesses in Pakistan should do philanthropy while being driven by one of the fundamental principles of Islam making it binding upon the rich people to do charitable spending for well-being of the have-nots in the society to extricate them from the exploitative cycle of poverty. The President stated this on while speaking as the chief guest at the inaugural ceremony of the 11thInternational CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) Summit and Awards-2019 organized by the National Forum for Environment and Health (NFEH). Azad Kashmir President Sardar Masood Khan has said that three tourism corridors are currently being built in Azad Kashmir area in order to properly promote economy of the AJK that would also be beneficial for socio-economic needs of its people facing poverty. Federal Minister for Defence Production Zobaida Jalal and German Ambassador Martin Kobler also spoke on the occasion. Companies selected for outstanding CSR activities are Archroma Pakistan Limited, Airwaves Media Pvt Ltd, Atlas Honda Limited, BAHRIA FOUNDATION, BERGER PAINTS PAKISTAN LIMITED, Bestway Cement Ltd, Burhan Gas, CHINA SOUTH EAST ASIA INVESTMENT LIMITED, Crown Group, Dewan Cement Limited, DP World Karachi, Dr. Essa Laboratory & Diagnostic Centre, EGO BAGS, EMC Waste Management Company Pvt Ltd, Engro Foods Limited, Engro Foundation, FATIMA FERTILIZER COMPANY LTD, Fauji Cement Company Ltd, FFC Energy Limited, HAMDARD Pakistan, Hashoo Foundation, INDUS MOTOR COMPANY, Javedan Corporation, K-Electric, Kohat Cement Company Limited, Kohinoor Maple Leaf Group, KoldKraft Refrigerator Pvt Ltd, Liberty Mills, Lucky Tex Pakistan (Pvt.) Limited, MADINAH FOUNDATION, MADINAH GROUP OF INDUSTRIES, Mari Petroleum Company Limited, Mariam Ali Mohammad Tabba Foundation, Mehmood Trust – Islamabad, Mughal Iron & Steel Industries Limited, National Bank of Pakistan, NESTLE PAKISTAN, National Institute of Cardio Vascular Diseases, Oil and Gas Development Company, Pak-Arab Refinery Limited, Pakistan Cables Limited, Patel Hospital, PharmEvo, PHILIP MORRIS PAKISTAN LTD, Premier Cables Pvt Ltd, ROOTS INTERENATIONAL SCHOOL, Roots School System, Sadaqat Limited, Sicpa Inks Pakistan (Pvt.) Limited, Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Limited, Sui Southern Gas Company Limited, TARA GROUP Pakistan, Thar Foundation, THE Hub Power Company Limited, The SEARLE Company Limited, Treet Corporation Limited & Yunus Textile Mills Limited. One salient feature of the award ceremony was NFEH Life time Achievement award given to Shaheed Hakim Muhammad Said to recognize services of the Hakim Said in curing various diseases in the country.