BGC holds blood donation drive

THE Brunei Gas Carriers Sendirian Berhad (BGC) conducted a blood donation drive held at its headquarters in Jerudong. The campaign saw the Managing Director of BGC, Haji Shahbudin bin Haji Musa, taking part in the event with fellow staff and personnel. The campaign was one of the several community events held as part of the company’s social investment initiatives which is an integral element of its Healthy Lifestyle Programme (HLP). BGC has donated blood to the RIPAS Hospital Blood Donation Centre four times, and has also invited government stakeholders at the Brunei Maritime Academy (BMA), the Fire and Rescue Department and neighbouring stakeholders in the Jerudong area, to participate in its campaigns. The act of donating blood is the company’s commitment to help the community develop, as well as to raise awareness on the need for safe blood transfusions and the significant role blood donation plays in saving human lives. The campaign is held annually and aims to foster a sense of caring and responsibility among BGC staff and community to assist in replenishing the blood bank and provide aid to patients who are in urgent need of blood. Borneo Bulletin