Ooredoo provides Maldives with MVR 2.5 million for virus fight

President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih with Ooredoo's CEO and Managing Director Najib Khan. (Photo/Ooredoo)

Telecoms giant, Ooredoo Maldives has provided the Maldivian government with MVR 2.5 million to assist in the efforts against COVid-19.

Speaking in an audio conference call with President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih, CEO and Managing Director of Ooredoo Najib Khan said that the financial aid was to assist in the country’s efforts to obtain protective medical gear, ventilators, and testing kits. 

Mr. Khan also reiterated Ooredoo’s well-known commitments for standing by Maldivian citizens and alleviate the difficulties faced by the citizens of the country.

“Our prayer is that, with the assistance that Ooredoo has provided, the government to gain more courage, and for God to provide a positive change for the economy and the citizens of the country who are impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.” Said Najib.

Mr.Khan also thanked the Ooredoo Group’s Board of Directors, Ooredoo Maldives Board of Directors, CEO of Ooredoo Group Sheikh Saud Bin Nasser Al Thani, and the Chairman of Ooredoo Group Sheikh Faisal Bin Thani Al Thani.

The Company also stated that it would continue to assist the National Emergency Operations Center, Health Protection Agency, and other government institutions in its fight against the pandemic virus in various ways.

This includes internet connection assistance and digital assistance for online education, medical, and business sector.