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ABK-Egyptsupportsthe nation’s fightagainst COVID-19

• ABK-Egyptjoins ‘Challenge for a Good Cause’ supporting5,000 families
• The Bank supportsPublic Hospitals with 5 ventilators and medical supplies
 
:As the world faces the daily challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, ABK-Egyptis supporting
the national pandemic response effortsthrough community-driven initiatives. The Bank has
partnered with Misr El Kheir, Geziret El Kheir andAhl Masr Foundations to support those
impacted by current circumstances.
 
As urgent steps to curtail the spread of the pandemic are being implemented, the Bank is
also facilitating the provision of critical medical devices and supplies to public hospitals
operating with limited resources, as well as investing in improving and equipping facilities
with the resources necessary for the treatment of those infected. The Bank supplied Al Kasr
El EinySpecialized Hospital, Abbassia Fever Hospital and Imbaba Fever Hospital with five
ventilators.In addition, ABK-Egypt suppliedpublic hospitals with critical medical supplies
and safety gear for doctors and nurses to protectthem in their everyday battle to treat
corona-positive patients at the risk of their own safety in partnership with Ahl Masr
Foundation.
 
The Bank has also announced earlier its participation in the “Challenge for a Good Cause” in
partnership with Misr El Kheir Foundation to support 5,000 families of daily labour by
delivering a month’s worth of food and essential supplies to the safety of their homes. This
is in addition to a financial donation made to Geziret El Kheir Foundation in favour of the
workers whose livelihood has been severelyimpacted and are in need for support.
 
Mr. Khaled El Salawy, CEO and Managing Director of ABK-Egypt said: “ABK-Egypt is
committed to supporting the community during this pandemic. There are many challenges we are all currently facing. Through our financial participation and social support, we seek
to strengthen the capabilities of the healthcare sector and provide as much support as possible to those individuals who are facing major challenges due to the pandemic.
 
“We also want to encourage and motivate social responsibility initiatives across the
business community. We are grateful to the Government and all the medical staff and
volunteers for their hard work and dedication. In support of the work they are doing to
keep the community safe, we encourage everyone to follow the regulations set by the
Government and public health authorities. This is a critical time not only for Egypt, but for
the world, and we all need to work together to get through this. We need to encourage
social distancing and work remotely wherever possible. We wish everyone safety and good
health.” he concluded.
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