CMS donates RM1 mln to state Covid-19 relief efforts

Datuk Isaac Lugun

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By Malcolm Lau

KUCHING, April 7: Cahya Mata Sarawak (CMS) has donated a total of RM1 million to the state disaster relief fund to help Sarawak mitigate the economic impact of the Covid-19 pandemic.

“CMS fully appreciates the significant proactive efforts taken by the government to stop the spread of the pandemic,” CMS Group managing director Datuk Isaac Lugun said during the handover ceremony at Wisma Bapa Malaysia today, according to a press release.

“As the leading listed corporation in the state, CMS must lend a helping hand, in this unprecedented crisis, which we are doing today,” Isaac added.

According to Isaac, CMS is now making an effort to settle all outstanding invoices to help alleviate the financial challenges that its suppliers and contractors are facing now.

“Our hearts go out to the gallant doctors, nurses, administrators, and support staff who risk their lives every day by looking out for others,” he added.

He also revealed that they saluted the bravery of medical staff and recognise the work they have done for the people.

“We trust other corporate entities will step forward to lend their support to the state. With strong public and private sector cooperation, I am certain we will get through this crisis and emerge a stronger and more resilient state.” he added. — DayakDaily