Posted on January 29, 2019

Qatar Islamic Bank (QIB) has organized its blood donation campaign in association with Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC). The event was held at the Bank’s headquarters on Bank Street on January 29 from 9am until 12 noon.

QIB’s blood donation campaign aims to help replenish the supplies of the HMC Blood Bank and to ensure that the blood bank does not face any shortages whenever supplies are needed. The campaign showcases the Bank’s continued commitment to engage with the community and strengthen its involvement in initiatives that benefit the Qatari society.

Customers and Employees from all of QIB’s departments at the Bank participated in the event by donating blood. The event was also attended by Bassel Gamal, QIB Group’s CEO, and other senior executives from the Bank. On the occasion of the event, Bassel Gamal said, “We are very happy to continue this annual tradition of the QIB Blood Donation Campaign which aims to raise awareness on the importance of blood donation and its role in saving lives. As a leading national institution, we believe that it is our responsibility to contribute to such initiatives that encourage humanitarian cooperation among community members and increase the well-being of the people of Qatar.”

“QIB’s Blood Donation Campaign has found great responsiveness from the Bank’s employees and customers, who showed up to Bank Street during the event hours to donate” he added, “Without a doubt, this underlines the high values and ethics enjoyed by the citizens and residents of Qatar, as shown through their support for such initiatives. We are very pleased with the turnout and I would like to express my gratitude to every person who contributed.”