Dubai: Pakistan Association Dubai is a volunteer, non-profit, social welfare organization of the expatriate Pakistanis, serving the community since 1963.
The Pakistani diaspora in the United Arab Emirates is the second largest overseas community and one of the oldest expatriate groups in the country. Pakistan Association Dubai offers a vibrant platform for all who want to make a positive difference for a better world by collaboration and participation.
Pakistan Association is running multiple projects to serve the community.
Pakistan Medical Center
A project of Pakistan Association Dubai, Pakistan Medical Centre (PMC) is the GCC’s first not-for-profit healthcare facility which opened its doors in August 2020 to provide free treatment to deserving patients of all nationalities across the UAE. Multi-specialty polyclinic offers services across areas like pediatrics, dentistry, gynaecology, cardiology, ENT, ophthalmology, and more. PMC is equipped with state-of-the-art equipment and highly trained medical professionals ready to provide world-class care at subsidized costs. Along with providing healthcare services, PMC also serves as an institution for health awareness campaigns, research, and counselling for doctors seeking opportunities
Tree Plantation Campaign
Pakistan Youth Forum (PYF) of Pakistan Association Dubai (PAD) organizes tree plantation events to encourage environment friendly behavior amongst the younger members of the community.
Educate A Child Campaign
Keeping in line with President His Highness Shaikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan’s directive declaring 2016 as ‘The Year of Reading’, Pakistan Youth Forum of Pakistan Association Dubai has installed a book shelf at a Transguard staffing facility in Dubai.
Shahid Afridi Covid Rehab Clinic
A fitness center built with funds donated by Pakistani cricketer Shahid Afridi has become a crucial cog in the wheel of rehabilitation for Dubai patients suffering from long Covid.
The clinic has treated more than 5,000 patients since opening in October last year, with growing demand for specialist care to help those hit hard by the virus get back on their feet.
Afridi known as Boom Boom because of his big-hitting heroics endorsed the fundraising project to develop the Dh20 million ($5.4m) centre. He personally donated Dh1 million to the project.