Pakistani Business Family, conglomerate pledge Rs1bn to fight coronavirus

Pakistani Business Family, conglomerate pledge Rs1bn to fight coronavirus

Pakistani Business Family, conglomerate pledge Rs1bn to fight coronavirus

KARACHI: On behalf of Engro, Dawood Hercules and his family, Hussain Dawood has pledged "a contribution in services, kind and cash of PKR 1 billion for the short, medium and long-term" to battle the coronavirus in Pakistan". Pakistani Business Family, pledge Rs1bn to fight coronavirus.


In a statement, Dawood said that it had been incumbent upon him to serve Pakistan at a time when the state needed help. "We must work on several fronts concurrently. the necessity of the hour is to focus on reducing the spread and impact of this virus," he stated.
The statement comes at a time when Pakistan has reported quite 2,300 cases of the novel coronavirus and 30 plus deaths.

which include disease prevention with most of the main target on testing and diagnosis. He said that the group also will divert its energies towards protecting and enabling healthcare practitioners and other workers who were battling the coronavirus at the frontlines.
Further, he stated that the business group will aim at bolstering the livelihoods and sustenance of the "most deserving in society" and enable patient care and facilities.


"We welcome the meaningful efforts of the govt and other credible organizations who have stepped up to the present challenge and that we endeavor to find out from and repose on the work that's being done over the future," his statement read.

He urged people to heed the rules of health experts and therefore the government to make sure the infection remains contained. Dawood paid tribute to the govt, the soldiers, doctors and NGOs for enjoying important roles within the battle against the pandemic. Pakistani Business Family, pledge Rs1bn to fight coronavirus.

The coronavirus has wreaked havoc around the world, creating economic difficulties for businesses and countries around the globe. The worldwide number of officially confirmed fatalities from the virus rose to 47,993 on Thursday, consistent with a tally compiled by AFP at 1100 GMT from official sources. Pakistani Business Family, pledge Rs1bn to fight coronavirus.

More than 944,030 declared cases are registered in 187 countries and territories since the epidemic first emerged in China in December. of those cases, a minimum of 182,700 is now considered recovered.