Sydney (Tribune International Report, 27 March 2021): The Fayyaz Sumbal Foundation is a joint Australian-
Pakistani initiative aimed at promoting peace through our countries’ mutual love of the sport of cricket. The organisation organised a T20 fundraising cricket game to generate the funds for martyred DIG Fayyaz Sumbal at the Quetta Mosque bomb blast and other martyred policemen in Pakistan. A T20 Cricket game between Australian Federal Police and NSW Police was held on the 26th of March 2021 at Bowral Oval, NSW.
Sydney-based Pakistani Community Organisation, ‘Pakistani Australian Community Services (PACC)’ was the official community organisation who supported the event through fundraising campaign. Mr. Farhan Talib, Vice President PACC, raised the campaign and collected $1500 to donate to the Fayyaz Sumbal Foundation.
The executive members of PACC, Syed Atiq ul Hassan President, Farhan Talib Vice President, Rana Zafar Hussain General Secretary, Ali Chowhan Treasurer, Adeel Qawi Joint Secretary, Surraya Hassan Vice President (Women Wing) donated to the cause. The Pakistani Community members and business community, Ali Supermarket Lakemba, Tariq Chaudhry, Zahid Muhammad, Nadir Hafeez,
Muddasir Idrees, Nasir and others generously donated in the fundraising campaign.
Members of the Pakistani and Australian communities attended the event with Pakistani and Australian flags. The representative of Fayyaz Foundation, Mr. Raf Chaudhry thanked the PACC in the presentation. Mr. Farhan Talib, Vice President PACC handed over a cheque of $1500 to the AFP Head of Counterterrorism at the end of the presentation ceremony. The Australian Federal Police donated $2500 to the cause. Hence total $4000 has been generated for the Fayyaz Foundation by Raud Chaudhry, a representative of Fayyaz Foundation in Australia.
Pakistani Australian Community Council (PACC) which was founded in 2020 has done rewardable humanity projects in a very short time. PACC supported the people facing financial crises during Coronavirus last year which was acknowledged by many politicians and Ministers of NSW.