29 January 2020 President Meta at the Blood Donation Session at Tirana University of Sports: Our Society Needs to Promote Volunteering in the Blood Donation Cause and Other Social Causes.
The President of the Republic, Sh. Ilir Meta visited the University of Sports of Tirana today, where he together with a large group of students, as well as their lecturers, participated in the blood donation session, in the framework of his initiative, in cooperation with the “Alliance for Blood Donation”.
President Meta expressed gratitude to the young people who volunteered to make their humanitarian contribution to this noble cause, praising their act as a high sense of social responsibility.
At the same time the Head of State thanked the prominent footballer, Andy Lila and the Footballers’ Union of Albania, who became the promoters of this blood donation session.
“Tirana University of Sports is the only institution of its kind to train physical education teachers and sports specialists, and I am glad that you volunteer to join this humanitarian cause, moreover by donating blood to athletes who because of your physical preparation it is very qualitative.
With this noble act you give honour, not only to sport, but also to your University, from which many prominent figures of Albanian sport have emerged, who have exalted Albania’s name in international arenas.
Blood donation is a 100% safe and healthy process, especially for the young and the young, who I believe will continue to volunteer to become the main promoters of this Alliance and of human solidarity.
Our society needs to promote volunteering in the cause of blood donation and other social causes. Young people are the ones who can make a big difference with their energy and their tremendous contribution.
Strengthen social solidarity and volunteerism to support anyone in need!
I have a special thanks to the outstanding footballer Andi Lila and the Footballers’ Union of Albania, who became the promoters of this blood donation session”, – said President Meta.