A total of 53 bags of blood were collected at a blood donation campaign, organised by the Public Works Department (JKR), Ministry of Development (MoD) in collaboration with the Blood Donation Centre, RIPAS Hospital, in conjunction with Safety and Health Week 2021, at Dewan Atria Simpur, JKR office yesterday.
The campaign open to public, attracted more than 50 visitors.
Minister of Development Dato Seri Setia Ir Awang Haji Suhaimi bin Haji Gafar, Deputy Minister of Development Dato Seri Paduka Ar Haji Marzuke bin Haji Mohsin, Permanent Secretary (Infrastructure, Housing and Professional) at the MoD Ir Haji Amer Hishamuddin bin Pehin Orang Kaya Amar Pahlawan Dato Seri Setia Haji Zakaria, Deputy Permanent Secretary (Corporate and Law) at the MoD Aidila binti Haji Mohamad Salleh, and Acting Director General of JKR Ir Haji Md Salleh bin Haji Abdul Karim
were present. The event was part of JKR’s initiative to help hospitals increase their blood stock for those in need while providing an opportunity for the public, and JKR officers and staff to donate blood.