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Sri Lankan Embassy in Abu Dhabi organises blood donation drive

The Embassy of Sri Lanka in Abu Dhabi, UAE, organized a blood donation drive and a medical campaign on the sidelines of celebrations of the 70th Anniversary of Independence, at the Embassy premises on February 2.

Ambassador to the United Arab Emirates, Sulaiman Jiffry Mohideen registered the first blood donor.

Over 125 Sri Lankan expatriate members donated blood, while over 100 sought medical advice from a group of six medical staff, including three specialists, who conducted the medical campaign. The blood donation drive was handled by the Abu Dhabi Blood Bank, while the medical camp was conducted by Ahalia Hospital, a well-known and reputed hospital in Abu Dhabi.