Sarawak Energy donates 50,000 surgical masks to Covid-19 frontliners

Sarawak Energy government relations manager Abdul Baderi Sahmat (second left) hands over the masks to Ismaili (second right) as others look on.

By Malcolm Lau

KUCHING, April 13: Sarawak Energy Berhad contributed 50,000 disposable surgical masks to the State Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) for frontliners in the state.

“We truly appreciate the generosity of our contractors. As we have already procured face masks for the use of our essential service staff, we were able to hand over the contribution to the medical frontliners as a gesture of appreciation for their daily commitment and dedication in mitigating the Covid-19 outbreak,” revealed Sarawak Energy Group chief executive officer Datu Sharbini Suhaili in a press statement today.

According to the press statement, the masks were from Sinohydro Corporation (M) Sdn Bhd and China Gezhouba Group Company Limited who gave 20,000 each and Shanghai Electric Power (T&D) Sdn Bhd which gave 10,000.

Sarawak Energy assistant general manager for project delivery Tan Hang Kiak received the masks from one of the contractors and the masks were later handed over to State Security and Enforcement Unit chief assistant director Datuk Ismaili Bujang Pit. — DayakDaily