ICBF organises free medical camp
02 Feb 2016 - 11:48
Doha: Indian Ambassador Sanjiv Arora inaugurated a free medical camp, organised by the lndian Community Benevolent Forum (ICBF) with the support of the embassy and in association with Indian Doctors Club and Aster Medical Centre. Low-paid workers from India and other countries benefited from the camp in held the lndustrial Area. Nearly 400 workers attended the camp at which voluntary service was rendered by several doctors and paramedics; Indian community organisations; students of Indian schools and embassy officials.
The ambassador interacted with a large number of workers and volunteers. An official of National Human Rights Committee of Qatar was also present at the camp. During the event, webcast of the programme of Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD) celebrations held in New Delhi, including the address of Sushma Swaraj,
Indian Minister of External Affairs (EAM) and EAM’s Q&A Session with Indian diaspora, was screened in continuation of the PBD event organised by the embassy in cooperation with apex community bodies in Doha on January 9. The Embassy also operated a ‘help desk’ to attend to any urgent consular and labour issues of the workers.