1 February 2020 President Meta at the “Resurrection of Christ” Orthodox Cathedral during the Blood Donation Session: With the support and mobilization of all religious communities to promote volunteerism in support of the cause of blood donation and other social causes.
The President of the Republic, Sh. Ilir Meta visited today the Synodical Center of the Orthodox Cathedral “Resurrection of Christ” in Tirana, where he along with a large number of young Orthodox clergy and believers participated in a blood donation session as part of his initiative. , in collaboration with the Alliance for Blood Donation.
Initially, President Meta expressed his gratitude to the young people who volunteered to contribute humanly to this noble cause, praising their act as a high sense of social responsibility.
At the same time, the Head of State thanked the Archbishop of Tirana, Durres and all Albania, the spiritual leader of the Albanian Autocephalous Orthodox Church, His Beatitude Anastasios Janoulatos, for his direct engagement in this cause, through the call he made to the believers in the mass past, to join this humanitarian activity.
“The Orthodox Church and all other religious communities have responded immediately to their call to make a contribution within the Blood Donation Alliance, calling on their faithful to solidarism with this cause.
I express my deep gratitude to the Autocephalous Orthodox Church for dedicating this donation session to thalassemia children who need blood more than anyone.
I also thank all the believers who came today to donate blood from my heart, “said President Meta.
“Our commitment to conduct other blood donation sessions will continue to be high and I am confident that with the support and mobilization of all religious communities, we will extend donation sessions throughout the country, thereby possible to facilitate blood needs and promote volunteering in the cause of blood donation, but also for other social causes”- emphasized the President of the Republic.