RAK Properties PJSC, Ras Al Khaimah’s (RAK) biggest property developer listed on the Abu Dhabi Stock Exchange, in partnership with the Health Education and Communication Department in Ras Al Khaimah, successfully organized a blood donation drive that ran from June 23 to June 24, 2014 at the Julphar Towers, located right in the heart of the city. 74 individuals participated in the bloodletting activity, which is part of RAK Properties’ Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives—reflecting the company’s continued commitment towards giving back to the community.
Rashed Sultan Al Khatri, Director of Marketing & Sales, RAK Properties, said, “We have organized this blood donation drive as part of the company’s celebration for the coming Holy Month of Ramadan. We would like to thank everyone who participated in this successful activity and strongly encourage people to donate blood or lend their support for charitable activities in the UAE as these gestures of kindness add a difference to those who are needy.”
Mohammed Sultan Al Qadi, Managing Director and CEO, RAK Properties, said, “We are very pleased with the strong response that we received for this blood donation drive, which resulted in the collection of 74 bags of blood that will be used by Saqr Hospital’s blood bank. CSR programs like this demonstrate our strong commitment towards providing continuous support not only to the local RAK community but to the whole UAE as well. We would also like to thank the assistance and support given to us by Sharjah Blood Transfusion and Research Center for helping us organize this blood donation drive.”
RAK Properties, a Public Joint Stock Company listed on the Abu Dhabi Securities Market, is a real estate development company established to implement the emirate’s plans to promote real estate, tourism and leisure facilities in RAK and invest in interesting projects. It is intended that its activities will encourage economic growth in the UAE in general and Ras Al Khaimah in particular. The company launched its first project, Julfar Towers – a 45-storied twin office and residential project at a cost of AED 500 million – in February 2006 followed by Mina Al Arab – spread over 43 million sq. feet at a cost of AED 10 Billion – in May 2006. It also launched RAK Tower in Abu Dhabi at Cityscape Dubai.