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INS GHARIAL Goes All Out to Help Local Community in Bahrain

first_img View post tag: INS View post tag: Defence View post tag: all View post tag: GHARIAL View post tag: community Authorities The visiting naval ship from India, the INS GHARIAL went all out to the local community yesterday, donating blood and entertaining special group of children from The Society for the Management of Autism-Related Issues – Training, Education and Resources of Brunei or SMARTER Brunei as part of their community service activities.Yesterday morning fifty ship personnel from the INS GHARIAL including the Commanding Officer of the Indian INS GHARIAL naval ship, Commander Vishal Bishnoi were eager to participate in donating blood campaign which was held at the Blood Donation Centre, in Raja Isteri Pengiran Anak Saleha (RIPAS) Hospital. Also present at the blood drive was His Excellency Lalduhthlana Ralte, High Commissioner of India to Brunei Darussalam.The blood drive was one of the non-exercise activities of the ASEAN Defence Ministers’ Meeting-Plus Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief and Military Medicine Exercise (ADMM PLUS HADR & MM Ex) which is currently ongoing and with the intention to help in replenishing the blood supply that is needed by patients of RIPAS Hospital.In the afternoon, the India INS GHARIAL, arranged another social event, inviting about 30-membered group of special need children from the SMARTER onboard their ship them to spend time and have fun with SMARTER Kids. SMARTER Kids together with their families and forty teacher-therapists participated in this activity. It was also an opportunity for the individuals with autism to interact with the Indian Navy.[mappress]Press Release, June 20, 2013; Image: Brunei MoD June 20, 2013 Back to overview,Home naval-today INS GHARIAL Goes All Out to Help Local Community in Bahrain View post tag: Bahrain View post tag: News by topic View post tag: Indian INS GHARIAL Goes All Out to Help Local Community in Bahrain View post tag: Exercise View post tag: Help View post tag: goes View post tag: local View post tag: Navy Share this article View post tag: out View post tag: Navallast_img read more

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