Riyadh TNTJ holds blood donation campaign


RIYADH — Tamil Nadu Thowheed Jamath (TNTJ) Riyadh Chapter organized its 68th Mega Blood Donation Camp to commemorate the 69th Indian Republic Day on Friday Jan. 26 in coordination with King Saud Medical City (KSMC) here.

A large number of donors gave blood. A total of 306 donors participated and donated 275 units (around 123 liters) of blood.

KSMC Head of Blood Bank Dr. Ibrahim Al Deaile provided full support to TNTJ volunteers and thanked TNTJ organizers for holding such campaigns regularly, a kind of noble work indeed.

TNTJ Blood Donation campaign coordinator Raisul Kamal said, “So far his organization TNTJ has conducted 67 camps and TNTJ continues to be No. 1 organization for the last 13 years and the hospital authorities has awarded more than 15 awards to TNTJ praising its noble contribution.”

Further, he said, by the grace of Almighty Allah, Riyadh TNTJ continues to be No. 1 group in holding voluntary blood donation campaigns in the Gulf country.

In recognition of their noble contribution, TNTJ has received a number of awards from the Ministry of Health, Saudi Arabia, and Tamil Nadu, a state in south India, government.

Riyadh TNTJ President Haja Mohaideen said, “TNTJ organizes voluntary blood donation campaign for the emergency requirements for Umrah and Haj season. The donors’ blood will be used for the requirements of Umrah pilgrims.

“We conduct these camps according to the verse of Noble Qur’an Chapter 5 Verse 32 ‘Whoever saves a life will be as if he has saved entire mankind’ which will create social harmony and razes hatred among Muslim and Islam.” — SG