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Pakistan’s KPBD organizes blood donation drive

KUWAIT: Kuwait Pakistan Blood Donors (KPBD) organized a blood donation drive on Friday October 14, 2022 at Pakistan English School Jaleeb Al-Shuyoukh. Kuwait Pakistan Blood Donors, established in 2012, IS a Pakistani Community-based organization in Kuwait with an aim to spread awareness about the serious matter of blood donation. It has conducted more than a dozen drives yielding thousands of pints of blood since its inception.

Pakistani community in Kuwait expressed their solidarity and gratitude by overwhelming attendance and donations. About 182 pints of blood were collected in a short span of six hours between 1.30 to 7.30 pm adhering to all SOPs prescribed by Ministry of Health, Kuwait. The event was witnessed by the people from different nationalities including Pakistan, Kuwait, Nepal, India, Bangladesh, Philippines and Egypt.

Prominent figures from Pakistani business community and other sectors also visited the camp and appreciated the donors and volunteers for their services towards humanitarian cause. The effort was honored by the presence of Farrukh Amir Sial, Community Welfare Attache from the Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan – Kuwait, which became the reason for encouragement and motivation for the organizers.

Embassy official was warmly welcomed by Chairman – Muhammad Arif Butt, President – Malik Sajid, Vice president – Athar Hussain and team members. Farrukh Amir Sial congratulated the team KPBD on another extremely successful event and conveyed the good wishes by Malik Farooq, Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan to Kuwait as he was not present in the country.

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