July 7, 2010
THE Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP), Woman Wing of PP-143, set up a blood camp for thalassemia patients on Sunday in connection with the 57th birth anniversary of slain party Chairperson Benazir Bhutto.
The camp was set up at the residence of Member Federal Council and former MPA Dr Zia Ullah Khan Bangash in which dozens of PPP workers, students and woman activists of the party donated blood to the Red Crescent Society for thalassemia.
Central leader PPP and Chairman Evacuee Trust Property Board Syed Asif Hashmi also visited the blood camp and distribute certificates among the donors.
President PP-143 Woman Wing and former Member District Assembly Talat Bangash, Nasrin Gilani, Zahida Kausar, Samia Liaqat, Aroosa Usman and other PPP woman activists donated blood besides expressing complete confidence in the party leadership. Besides, the blood was also donated by Dr Zia Ullah Khan Bangash, President PP-143 Shakil Mir, Secretary Information Peoples Labour Bureau Punjab Salim Mughal, Shahid Sulehri and several others.
Speaking on the occasion, Asif Hashmi said the gesture shown by the people for the service of humanity deserved tremendous praise. He said the PPP members were the real assets of the party who were following the agenda of Shaheed Chairperson Benazir Bhutto who always linked herself with the masses.
He further said the PPP was united under the leadership of Asif Ali Zardari under whose tenure the country had made some remarkable achievements including the 18th Amendment, NFC Award, return of millions of IDPs, Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP) and a true democratic culture. Paying tributes to the Prime Minister, Asif Hashmi said his efforts for strengthening democracy and federation were praiseworthy, adding under the PPP rule, the country would certainly make some more historic achievements.
June 4, 2010
-AED107,320.00, the net amount to be contributed to fulfil the wish of the 10 Thalassemic children to enjoy a once in a lifetime cruise around the UAE, was the reason behind the cocktail reception that was held at Arjaan by Rotana-Dubai. The amount was collected from Join us in adding Joy to their hearts, the family fun day which was organized by Arjaan by Rotana in conjunction with UAE Red Crescent and Thalassemic Centre.
We are proud with the result and making the 10 childrens wishes come true hoping our name will be engraved in those childrens lives and hearts said Mark Deere, the General Manager of Arjaan by Rotana-Dubai.
We would like to thank again the events sponsors and each individual that supported us in achieving this amount and making wishes come true he added.
The success of Join us in adding Joy to their hearts was the first step for the parents to show their children the wonderful feeling of giving and being the cause of someone elses smile.
I would like to congratulate Arjaan by Rotana team for the success of Join us in adding Joy to their hearts thanking all who supported this event and was a reason for making these children wishes come true said Mr. Mohammad Abdullah Al Haj Al Zarouni, the general manager of UAE Red Crescent – Dubai branch.
Special thanks to all the sponsors who extended all the efforts they could to make Join us in adding joy to their hearts a successful event including KIDZANIA, Hamleys, Chuck E-Cheese, Outlet Mall, The Big Bus Tour, Virgin Mega store, BSB Advertising group, Stallion Printing Press, Sweet Factory, PEPSI, Baskin Robins, Red Bull, Evian and all who supported this event.
February 9, 2010
Courtesy by: dailytimes.com.pk
ISLAMABAD: Islamabad police on Saturday donated blood for thalassemia patients to uphold the concept of friendly policing.
According to a press release, Umair Sana Foundation (Red Crescent) arranged the blood donation camp at Islamabad Traffic Police (ITP) Headquarters. Inspector General of Police (IGP) Syed Kaleem Imam, Senior Superintendent of Police (Traffic) Dr Moeen Masood and several other officials donated blood to help those suffering from various blood diseases.
Imam said Islamabad police were determined to ensure protection to the life and property of the citizens and taking part in various welfare works. “Islamabad police would always be in the forefront for the service of humanity,” the IGP said. “Through such gestures the health of patients who needed blood in time, would improve,” he added.
Imam said Islamabad police were the role model for other law-enforcement agencies and every personnel of this force would contribute to the efforts against thalassemia.
The blood donation camp would also be held at police stations and policemen would be urged to give more blood donation for thalassemia patients.