Karachi April 14, 2020: Engro Energy Limited – part of Engro Corporation – today donated PKR 50 million to the Government of Sindh Corona Emergency Fund. The donation was made in presence of the Chief Minister of Sindh – Murad Ali Shah; Ghias Khan – President Engro Corporation; and Ahsan Zafar Syed – CEO of Engro Energy Limited (EEL).
The funds donated by EEL is demonstration of the commitment shown earlier by the Chairman Engro Corporation – Hussain Dawood, in collaboration with Dawood Hercules Group and his Family. Earlier, Hussain Dawood had pledged a contribution in services, kind and cash of PKR 1 billion for the short, medium and long-term.
Speaking at the occasion, Ghias Khan – President Engro Corporation said: “Engro, together with our sponsors – Dawood Hercules group and Family – has always been at the forefront of resolving key issues of Pakistan. We have always risen to various challenges posed to the nation and have provided emergency relief and disaster management. This donation by EEL is testament to our efforts aimed at reducing the spread and impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.”
Ahsan Zafar Syed, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Engro Energy Limited, highlighted the role of the Government of Sindh and said: “Engro Energy commends the efforts of Government of Sindh and the associated organizations who are working relentlessly to fight the COVID-19 pandemic. I am confident that through this donation we would be able to build and supplement the work being done by the provincial government and associated entities.”
Engro as part of the commitment made by Hussain Dawood and the Family is working on several fronts focused on:
• disease prevention, with a major focus on testing and diagnostics;
• protecting and enabling healthcare practitioners and other key workers, who are at the
• frontline of the fight against this pandemic;
• enabling patient care and facilities; and,
• bolster livelihoods and sustenance of the most deserving in society
For more information, please contact:
Shamikh Ahmed | Manager Marketing & Communications | Engro Energy Limited | 0302-8275133 | [email protected]