Rotary Hosts Speaker on Swat Relief Initiative

— The Potomac-Bethesda Rotary Club's speaker at the Normandie Farm Restaurant for Thursday, Aug. 30 is Zebu Jilani, president of the Swat Relief Initiative.

Swat Relief Initiative strives to improve the lives of women and children in Pakistan through healthcare, education, economic growth and a sustainable environment.

In the past three years, the Swat Valley in Pakistan has been the victim of a Taliban uprising, a massive refugee crisis caused by military conflict, and a devastating flood.

Guests are invited to attend. Cost is $24. The event begins at 6:30 p.m.