The event was organized by the South Indian organization Tamil Nadu Thowheed Jamaath (TNTJ
), in cooperation with the Alkhobar King Fahd Hospital, Dammam Central Hospital and the Jubail General Hospital.
Jamal Gafoor of the Tamil Nadu Thowheed Jamath (TNTJ), Jeddah region, said that over 250 expatriates showed up at the King Fahd Hospital in the city recently to donate blood meant to be utilized in emergencies for the Haj pilgrims in Makkah.
The TNTJ has chapters in different parts of the Kingdom which are also conducting blood donation campaigns for Haj pilgrims with the support of local hospitals run by the Ministry of Health.
Mohammed Maunaff, president of Tamil Nadu Thowheed Jamath (TNTJ
) Jeddah region, said that his organization with the collaboration of King Fahd Hospital in Jeddah will be organizing a blood donation camp on Sept.
The event sponsored by the Tamil Nadu Thowheed Jamth (TNTJ) generated a massive response in the area.
The head of TNTJ in Dammam, Umar Farooq, said the group organizes these camps according to the Qur'anic teaching which states: "Whoever saves a life will be as if he has saved the entire mankind."
The program was organized by members of Tamil Nadu Thowheed Jamaath (TNTJ
), a social organization from the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu, at the King Fahd Medical City (KFMC) located in the heart of the capital.
Javed Iqbal, chief pathologist at Dammam Central Hospital during a blood drive at the hospital on Friday instigated by Tamil Nadu Thowheed Jamaat (TNTJ
), a fraternity of southern Indians.