QC holds blood donation drive Jun 26, 2019 0 749 12345 Tribune News NetworkDohaQatar Charity (QC), in cooperation with Aster Volunteers, an organisation affiliated to the Indian Community Benevolent Forum (ICBF) under the aegis of the Embassy of India in Qatar, held a blood donation drive to mark World Blood Donor Day recently. The event, which was supported by the Blood Donation Unit of Hamad Medical Corporation, was organised at Qatar Charity’s headquarters for a whole day, during which many people from different nationalities donated blood. The drive comes as part of the efforts made by Qatar Charity to serve the local community, with the aim of building a culture of voluntary blood donation and making people aware of the importance of such an activity, in addition to supporting the efforts of the Hamad Medical Corporation in this regard.Fareed Khaleel al Siddieqy, director of the Projects and Centers Department at Qatar Charity, inaugurated the programme along with Manikantan AP, president of the Indian Cultural Centre (ICC) under the aegis of the Embassy of India in Qatar in the presence of Nikhil Joseph, president of Aster Volunteers, representatives of other associations, volunteers of Qatar Charity & Friends Cultural Centre (FCC), and Managing Committee members of Aster Volunteers.Manikantan said, “I’m very happy to be part of this ceremony. Donating blood is the best thing one can do to help a person. I congratulate Qatar Charity, Aster Volunteers, representatives of all associations, and volunteers of the Friends Cultural Centre for organising this noble event.”Talking on the initiative, Vishnu Prasad KS, General Secretary of Aster Volunteers said, “World Blood Donor Day is an international awareness day initiated by the World Health Organisation to spread the importance of blood donation. For this cause, we are very happy to associate with Qatar Charity for conducting this blood donation drive.” Pages 123456 RELATED ARTICLES MURAIKHI MEETS TUNISIAN, FRENCH AND TAJIKISTAN ENVOYS Jun 26, 2019 0 420 Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Meets Ambassadors of France and Tajikistan Jun 26, 2019 0 468 Pandit Bhatt and Shashank mesmerise Doha audience with soulful ‘jugalbandi’ Jun 26, 2019 0 451 Qatar Charity set to provide eyeglasses to 1,000 students Tribune News Network Doha Qatar Charity (QC), in cooperation with the Ministry of Education and Higher Education and Aster Medical Center, has launched ‘Restore A Child’s Sight’ initiative as part of its ‘Charity .. AAB announces winners of Toyota Ramadan campaign Tribune News Network Doha Abdullah Abdulghani & Bros Company (AAB), sole agents for Toyota vehicles in Qatar, has announced the winners of the Toyota Ramadan Campaign. Abdullah Abdulghani & Bros. Company had organised .. Toastmasters’ ex-president to visit Qatar Balraj Arunasala, immediate past international president of Toastmasters, is scheduled to visit Qatar on Saturday to conduct training during the district executive committee meeting and to deliver a keynote address .. Muraikhi meets Tunisian, French and Tajikistan envoys Minister of State for Foreign Affairs HE Sultan bin Saad al Muraikhi on Tuesday met with Ambassador of Tunisia to Qatar HE Salah al Salhi on the occasion of the end of his tenure in the country. The minister thanked the envoy ..