Campaign to support fight against Covid-19 launched

MANAMA: A campaign to raise donations in support of national efforts to combat the Coronavirus Disease (Covid-19), led by His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and First Deputy Premier, was announced yesterday.

His Majesty’s Representative for Humanitarian Work and Youth Affairs, National Security Adviser and Royal Humanitarian Foundation (RHF) board of trustees chairman Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa gave directives to launch the campaign themed “There is Good in Us”.

“The campaign was in response to growing calls from the private sector and individuals,” said RHF secretary general Dr Mustafa Al Sayed in a statement.

The Ministry of Finance and National Economy has allocated a bank account with the National Bank of Bahrain (NBB) for establishments, companies and individuals to deposit their donations.

Account Name is – MOFNE THE NATIONAL EFFORT TO COMBAT THE CORONAVIRUS COVID 19.

IBAN: BH66 NBOB 0000 0082 1093 70

The initiative has been co-ordinated with the National Taskforce for Combating Covid-19, headed by Supreme Council for Health President Lieutenant General Dr Shaikh Mohammed bin Abdulla Al Khalifa.

The drive is also in tandem with all efforts and initiatives led by the Supreme Council for Women, the Justice, Islamic Affairs and Endowments Ministry and in co-operation with Parliament and the Bahrain Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

Dr Al Sayed paid tribute to His Majesty King Hamad and lauded the efforts of the government, chaired by His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, supported by the Crown Prince.

He underlined Bahrain’s success in undertaking early preparations competently and attaining full readiness in no time, thus earning the World Health Organisation’s praise.

Dr Al Sayed praised private sector institutions and individuals for their keenness to support national efforts to combat the pandemic, which stems from a national sense of the importance of harnessing all efforts and social responsibility.

 

Source: http://www.gdnonline.com/Details/799740/Virus-fight-funds-drive

 

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