The Police force is well aware of its social responsibilities and the role to help citizens on important national and social issues along with its prime responsibility of protecting the life, honour and property of the common man, said DIG Operations Sohail Akhtar Sukhera.
DIG Sohail Sukhera was speaking at a blood donation camp organized by Sundas Foundation at Central Police Office in connection with World Blood Donation Day on Monday.
The DIG informed that to mark World Blood Donation Day, blood donation camps have been set up in all police lines and other police offices in all districts of the province where in hundreds of police personnel from the rank of senior officers to constables have donated blood.
“Together, all these efforts at individual as well as collective level will help reduce difficulties of patients suffering from Thalassemia and haemophilia.
He said that every year millions of citizens of Pakistan suffer from thalassemia and die due to various blood-related diseases.
“We can facilitate struggle of such patient with timely donation of blood and in this regard Punjab Police will continue to take steps in collaboration with other agencies to help the poor patients”, he pledged.
The camp was attended by AIG Admin Syed Tauseef Haider, Senior Artist Khalid Abbas Dar, Anchor Person Sohail Warraich, Columnist Asif Affan and President Sundas Foundation, Yasin Khan among others.
On the occasion, Khalid Abbas Dar expressed gratitude to the Punjab Police for organizing the blood donation camp and said that the cooperation, efforts and enthusiasm of the Punjab Police in collecting blood donations is a great example for other institutions to replicate.
Sundas Foundation President Yasin Khan said that the police personnel have always cooperated with Sundas foundation in collecting blood donations and It is difficult to find a precedent like this.