Karachi: – An event organized by H.E. Bakheet Ateeq Al Remeithi, Consul General of the UAE, Karachi in collaboration with Dr. Asim Qidwai, Founder & CEO, Afzaal Memorial Thalassemia Foundation, for the Awareness of Thalassemia across the Province. CG Bakheet Al Rehmeithi said to provide his continuous support to AMTF for Thalassemia Free Pakistan, while Dr. Qidwai gave the message to the youth to “get yourself screened against Thalassemia before marriage”. Dr. Qidwai said to add Thalassemia Awareness Campaign in the curriculum of school textbooks.
Sindh Information Minister Sharjeel Inam Memon, Local Government Minister Syed Nasir Hussain Shah, Officials from Sindh Blood Transfusion Authority, Sindh Ministry of Health, and Board Members & High Officials from AMTF, Mr Ateeq-ur-Rehman, Rehan Yaseen, Anis-ur-Rehman, Rashid Aziz, Abdullah Abid, Ubaid-ur-Rehman, and Zain Bashir attended the event.