TNTJ Riyadh organizes blood donation drive
The Tamil Nadu Thowheed Jamath (TNTJ) Riyadh Chapter organized its 82nd Blood Donation Camp in coordination with King Saud Medical City (KSMC) for Haj pilgrims.
The camp saw 154 donors registering out of which 138 units of blood was donated.
People from the Indian state of Tamil Nadu were the primary donors, with peoples from the neighboring states and countries too participating in huge numbers.
Riyadh Chapter TNTJ Blood Donation Campaign Coordinator Raisul Kamal said, “TNTJ has been conducting these blood donation drives regularly in coordination with KSMC and KFMC Hospitals for the last 15 years and so far, have conducted 81 camps.”
Further, TNTJ donors organize every year a campaign especially for the requirement of Haj and Umrah pilgrims, he said, adding, in recognition of TNTJ Voluntary Donation Camps, the Ministry of Health, Saudi Arabia has awarded a number of awards every year during the International Blood Donors day.
“By the grace of Almighty Allah, Riyadh TNTJ chapter continues to be highest number of voluntary blood donors for the last 15 years continuously,” he said.
KSMC head of blood bank Dr. Ibrahim Al Deaile provided full support to TNTJ volunteers and thanked TNTJ organizers for organizing such noble work continuously.
Riyadh TNTJ President Haja Mohaideen said,
“TNTJ organizes voluntary blood donation campaign 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’.”
He said further, our organization regularly conducts such camps across Gulf chapters as well. We hope that, such camps gives an opportunity to understand true teachings of Islam and create social harmony among religion and razes hatred against Muslim and Islam specially.