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Bahri donates $2.67m to Saudi fight against COVID-19

Saudi shipowner Bahri is making a SAR10m ($2.67m) donation to the Kingdom’s Ministry of Health in its fight against COVID-19 pandemic.

The donation of SAR10m was recently approved by the company’s board of directors.

Mohammed Abdulaziz Al-Sarhan, chairman of Bahri, commented: “Underlining its social responsibility commitment to cooperating all entities in the Kingdom to strengthen the national efforts and support the government during this period, Bahri decided to donate SAR10 million to back the initiatives of the Ministry of Health to contain the outbreak.

“We are also pleased to place our expertise, maritime fleet, logistics services, and offices around the world at the disposal of the Ministry, to help achieve the common national goal of preserving public health.”

Bahri said that it had taken all the necessary precautionary measures to ensure the safety of its employees at its offices and onboard vessels. With robust continuity plans in place it said the company continues its normal operations.

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