31 MAR 2020
Riyadh – 31 March 2020: Bahri, a global leader in logistics and transportation, has announced that its Board of Directors has recently approved a donation of SAR10 million to Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Health (MoH) to support its initiatives to fight against the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) disease in the Kingdom.
Commenting on this, Mohammed Abdulaziz Al-Sarhan, Chairman of Bahri, said: “Given the current global situation and challenges resulting from the spread of the coronavirus pandemic, Bahri is pleased to express gratitude to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz and to H.R.H. Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. We also extend our appreciation to the government sectors in general, and the Ministry of Health in particular, for their round-the-clock, tireless efforts to ensure the safety and health of citizens and residents of Saudi Arabia.”
Al-Sarhan added: “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 has taken all the necessary precautionary measures to ensure the safety of its employees at its offices and onboard vessels. With its robust business continuity plans in place, the company is operating as normal to deliver on its commitment to its customers around the world and to ensure that they receive the highest quality service without disruption. As it continues to evaluate the situation, Bahri is also keen to implement further instructions and preventive measures being issued by the government of Saudi Arabia.