Tariq Fatmi donates blood to Red Crescent for Peshawar incident victim

Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs Tariq Fatmi along with his wife Dr Zahra Fatmi visited Pakistan Red Crescent Society (PRCS) National Headquarters and donated blood to show solidarity with the victims of Peshawar incident.

PRCS Chairman Dr Saeed Elahi, Secretary General Dr Mahboob Sardar and Assistant Secretary General M Ateeb Siddiqui received Tariq Fatmi at the National Headquarters.
Speaking on the occasion, Fatmi appreciated the response of the Red Crescent to the incident.

He said that the whole nation is in deep shock over the brutal killings of the innocent children.. He said that Pakistan is rendering great sacrifices in war against terrorism.
The PRCS Chairman informed the Tariq Fatmi that PRCS has dispatched over 250 blood bags to the different hospitals of the Peshawar in wake of deadly attack on a school.

The PRCS National Headquarters has also dispatched a mobile blood van along with a team of doctors for facilitation in blood collection while the PRCS KPK branch ambulances, doctors and volunteers are helping in rescuing and shifting bodies and injured to the different hospital.

PRCS Secretary General Dr Mahboob Sardar said that the PRCS is also taking part in the rescue operations and volunteers have been asked to donate blood for the victims.
Dr Mahboob said that PRCS four medical teams from NHQ, KPK and FATA branches are providing rescue and medical support to the victims.

On the other hand, people from all walks of life are visiting PRCS Blood donation center to donate blood for the injured of the Peshawar incident.

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US Ambassador donates blood to Red Crescent for Peshawar incident victim

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US Ambassador to Pakistan Richard Olson visited Pakistan Red Crescent Society (PRCS) National Headquarters and donated blood to show solidarity with the victims of Peshawar incident.PRCS Chairman Dr Saeed Elahi, Secretary General Dr Mahboob Sardar and Assistant Secretary General M Ateeb Siddiqui recived the ambassador at the National Headquarters.Speaking on the occasion, the ambassador appreciated the response of the Red Crescent to the incident.He said that the whole American public and government are with their Pakistani brethrens at this crucial time. He said that Pakistan is rendering great sacrifices in war against terrorism.The PRCS Chairman informed the Ambassador that PRCS has dispatched over 250 blood bags to the different hospitals of the Peshawar in wake of deadly attack on a school.The PRCS National Headquarters has also dispatched a mobile blood van along with a team of doctors for facilitation in blood collection while the PRCS KPK branch ambulances, doctors and volunteers are helping in rescuing and shifting bodies and injured to the different hospital.PRCS Secretary General Dr Mahboob Sardar said that the PRCS is also taking part in the rescue operations and volunteers have been asked to donate blood for the victims.Dr Mahboob said that PRCS four medical teams from NHQ, KPK and FATA branches are providing rescue and medical support to the victims.

One million madaris students to be enrolled as Red Crescent Volunteers

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The Pakistan Red Crescent Society (PRCS) on Friday launched “One Home One Volunteer” campaign on the occasion of International Volunteers Day. PRCS Chairman Dr Saeed Elahi said that the Red Crescent provides the right channel for those who want to make a difference in someone’s life.
Our aim is not to make a resource that serves a particular organization or segment of society but to formulate a motivated and committed human capital that can eventually play its part in nation building. Dr Saeed said that volunteers are the backbone of the Society and were always in the forefront during major relief operations. He said that at present the Society has a volunteer base of 1.7 million volunteers all over the country and we have decided to raise the number of volunteers to five million by 2016.

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President approves PRCS new Managing Body Members

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President Mamnoon Hussain highly lauded the valuable services of Pakistan Red Crescent Society (PRCS). While chairing an Extra-Ordinary General Meeting of PRCS here Tuesday, the President called upon the Ministry of Finance to release the outstanding funds of the Society. The President directed the Society to identify the problems in Balochistan and Gilgit Baltistan and help address those problems on priority basis.

The Society in this respect should also visit Balochistan and Gilgit Baltistan and hold meetings with the governors, he added. The meeting accorded approval for the hiring of new audit firm for the Society as well as the names of new managing committee.

The meeting was attended by Governor Balochistan, Muhammad Khan Achakzai, Governor Gilgit Baltistan, Pir Karam Ali Shah, Chairman Red Crescent Society, Dr. Saeed Elahi, Central Chairmen of all the four provinces and senior federal government officers.

The names of the new managing body members include Mujeeb ur Rehman Shami, Umer Saif, Qaiser Ahmed Sheikh, Mrs Neena Akbar, Qamar Zaman, Nadira Panjwani while maximum of co-opted members will be selected in the first meeting of the new appointed managing body.