KUWAIT: Pakistani Blood Donors in Kuwait (PBDIK), a non-political social welfare group held their 8th blood donation drive in Kuwait on Friday, February 12th 2016 in collaboration with Central Blood Bank of Kuwait, Jabriya and support from the various segments of Pakistani, Kuwaiti and other communities. The event was organized with an aim to extend support to central blood bank in meeting their needs for supply of blood in Kuwait. The event also aimed to express solidarity and gratitude towards the country while strengthening brotherly ties between both nations and extending credentials as a socially responsible community in Kuwait.
Pakistani community in Kuwait firmly believes that the blood donation is a noble cause and the event held today is a mere token of appreciation from them towards the Kuwaiti society and an opportunity to extend their sincere support while playing a productive role for the social and economic development between both nations.
In a short span of mere 4 to 5 hours, the event witnessed an overwhelming attendance of over 350 people among which many registered themselves as blood donors. The event was attended by people of several communities including Kuwaitis, Egyptians, Philippines, Syrians, Jordanians, Bangladeshi and Indians while majority were of Pakistani heritage who have been living and working in Kuwait with their families for over a well number of years and have always considered this country as their second home. Participation of people from multiple communities showed their vow and support in PBDIK’s slogan “Humanity beyond Nationality”
Several leading businessmen of Pakistani community not only attended the event but also extended their support by donating blood. While Central Blood Bank gave in their best support to PBDIK in making the event a success, Mr. Tareq Al-Gharbally from their public relations department was outstanding with his continued support right from start of the camp.
The participation also represented a strong and humanitarian message that exemplified a sincere contribution to provide support to needy individuals of the community, especially those in need of rare types of blood.
The community had exceeded the expected turnout and has responded with enthusiasm to the donation drive and expressed their willingness to take part in donating blood. The Pakistani Blood Donors in Kuwait group aspires to inspire other people among the community to donate blood and thus increasing the awareness in the Kuwait society on lives that can be saved with blood donation.
10 Days Pakistani products festival is going on from 7-Feb-2016 to 17-Feb-2016 at Al Zara Cooperative Society.
The festival organized by embassy of pakistan sponsored by Pakistan business center.
Sham-e-Ghazal with Fariha Pervez Organized by Embassy of Pakistan, Kuwait in collaboration with National Council for Culture, Arts and Letters (NCCAL) and Bait Al Othman Museum on 10-Jan-2016.
Large number of Diplomats & Dignitaries attended the event on the special invitation from embassy.
Fariha Pervez is one of the leading female singer of Pakistan. She started her career with anchoring and acting, appearing in several drama serials including the famous Kid's drama "Ainak Wala Jin" subsequently she swithced to singing with the release of her first album titled "Nice and Naughty" in 1996.
She has since released seven albums and received several awards as best female singer. She has appeared in many TV music programmes and sung several songs for the popular "Virsa (heritage)" serial of traditional music hosted by famous cultural icon, Main Yousuf Salahuddin.
Fareeha inherited her singing talent from her father. She is among the most versatile singers in the country who has the ability to perform in folk, Classical, semi-classical, ghazal, bhangra, as well as modern pop style music.
KUWAIT: 11 members’ delegation from Sialkot Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI), Pakistan is visiting Kuwait on 1st and 2nd December 2015 for 1st Trade Exhibition in Kuwait Chamber of Commerce Hall with display of their extensive range of products.
Appreciating your consistent enthusiasm and great interest in “Made in Pakistan” products for Kuwait market, we very cordially invite you and your authorized buying personnel to attend inauguration ceremony at 10.00 a.m. Besides, persuade and convince your sponsors and/or senior management officials to visit and have detailed awareness of Pakistani products.
Delegation members will be at your service from 10.00 a.m. to 04.00 p.m. for 2 days.
Pakistan Business Center (PBC), Pakistan Business Council, Kuwait and Help-Desk being coordinators would be very pleased to provide assistance for products, companies and delegation members and would be looking forward to welcome you all in Kuwait Chamber of Commerce hall on 1st and 2nd Dec 2015.
Please feel free to contact Raja Zafar Iqbal, Senior Manager, PBC any time from 9.00 a.m. to 9.00 p.m.