22 April, PETALING JAYA – LBS Bina Group Berhad together with their philanthropic arm, LBS Foundation, contributed RM1 million to the National Disaster Management Agency (NADMA) COVID-19 Fund.
The mock cheque was presented by LBS Foundation Board of Trustees, Tan Sri Lim Hock San, to the Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department (Special Functions), Datuk Seri Mohd Redzuan Md Yusof at NADMA headquarter in Putrajaya today. Also present were LBS Foundation Board of Trustees, Datuk Wira Joey Lim; Deputy Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department (Special Functions), Datin Mastura Yazid; and Director General of NADMA, Dato’ Mohtar bin Mohd Abd Rahman.
Tan Sri Lim Hock San said “during this crisis, LBS Bina Group is committed to flatten the curve of the COVID-19 pandemic and hopes that everyone adheres to the guidelines and Movement Control Order protocols provided by the government”. “We sincerely hope that everyone will take good care of themselves, your families and friends, and those who work in our healthcare system who will be facing incredibly trying times in the weeks to come.” added Lim.
The NADMA-COVID 19 fund was launched by the Prime Minister on 11 March 2020 to aid citizens who were most vulnerable to the impact of the Movement Control Order (MCO), particularly the B40 and the unemployed, that was enforced on 18 March 2020.
As of 21 April 2020, Malaysia has recorded a total of 5,482 confirmed cases with 3,349 cases have recovered. On a daily basis, the number of recovered cases has surpassed the number of new cases detected. The Prime Minister has announced the extension of the MCO until 28 April 2020 to observe further the COVID-19 pandemic outbreak in Malaysia.
Since 18 March 2020, LBS Foundation has contributed supplies such as tents, industrial fans, drinking water, surgical masks, hand sanitisers and gloves to various organisations in order to better equip the frontliners during the screening process. Besides that, LBS Foundation has donated a total of RM80,000 to the state of Selangor, Pahang, and Perak COVID-19 Fund.
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