Commissioner Iftikhar Shalwani visits AMTF

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Commissioner Iftikhar Shalwani visits AMTF

KARACHI: Commissioner Karachi, Honorable Iftikhar Ali Shalwani visited AMTF. (Afzaal Memorial Thalassemia Foundation). Dr. Asim Qidwai, Founder & CEO, AMTF along with Ateeq Ur Rehman, Executive Director, Sheikh Zaki Ahmed, President and Rehan Yaseen, Finance Secretary welcomed the Honorable Guest, says a Press release.

Dr. Asim Qidwai briefed the honorable guest Commissioner Karachi regarding the activities of AMTF related to Blood Disorders in children and treatment of Thalassemia on no cash counter basis. He said AMTF concept “Our Patients are our Guests” has been guiding element in our quest to improve the standard of care and to respect children suffering with blood disorders. He further said that our aim is to provide better treatment for Blood Disorder Children and our ultimate goal is to have Institute of Blood Diseases.

Ateeq Ur Rehman thanked the honorable guest for sparing his precious time and visiting AMTF. He said that AMTF is Pride of Pakistan and serving the community from last several years for awareness and treatment of thalassemia with the support of Corporate and Private Donors.

He requested for Govt support for eradication of thalassemia from Pakistan especially from Province of Sindh and assistance in Blood Donation Drives.

The Commissioner Karachi Iftikhar Ali Shalwani was quiet impressed with the Standard of Care AMTF is providing and showed his keen interest in assisting AMTF in future Plans of Expansion. He promised to extend help for acquiring land for construction of AMTF Hospital.

He also agreed to grant permission for Holding Blood Donation and Thalassemia Awareness Camps at universities, colleges and higher secondary schools level and public places.