Gov, CM extend wishes on Red Cross Day

ITANAGAR, May 7: Governor BD Mishra and Chief Minister Pema Khandu have wished the people, particularly those involved in humanitarian activities across the globe on World Red Cross Day.
The CM said the Red Cross society, also known as International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), is an epitome of humanitarian service being rendered to victims of violence by volunteers of its member nations.
“On this special day while I salute and pay tributes to those in the Red Cross who sacrificed their lives serving humanity in conflict zones, I do the same to all Covid-19 frontline warriors,” CM said.
The governor also extended his good wishes to the people of the state in general and all the Red Cross volunteers in particular on the occasion of World Red Cross Day, which commemorates the birth anniversary of Sir Jean Henry Dunant, the founder of Red Cross movement.
“As the president of the Indian Red Cross Society of Arunachal Pradesh state branch, I am proud that our Arunachalee Red Cross Society volunteers have taken initiative of helping people, by whichever method they could, to fight and prevent the corona virus pandemic.
On the World Red Cross Day, the Governor appealed to the people of Arunachal Pradesh to voluntarily donate blood and save lives.
“Today, when our nation is facing the threat of the corona virus disease, I call upon the Red Cross volunteers to guide people on social distancing and prevent the spread of deadly corona virus disease infection in all appropriate ways,” the governor said. (Raj Bhavan/ CM’s PR Cell)