At the headquarters of the Vietnam Fatherland Front Committee of Hai Duong province, the representative of the Board of Directors of An Phat Holdings has just handed over VND20 billion ($869,570) in cash to the representatives of Hai Duong province to support the province in purchasing COVID-19 vaccines.
|Nguyen Duc Tuan, Chairman of the Vietnam Fatherland Front Committee of Hai Duong province (third from left) received the VND20 billion donation from the representative of An Phat Holdings |
The donation was presented by Pham Van Tuan, acting deputy CEO of An Phat Holdings, and was received by Nguyen Duong Thai, Chairman of Hai Duong People's Committee and head of the National Assembly delegation of Hai Duong as well as COVID-19 Disease Control and Prevention; Nguyen Duc Tuan, Chairman of the provincial Vietnam Fatherland Front Committee; and Pham Manh Cuong, director of the Hai Duong Department of Health. Recipients expressed their appreciation to the Board of Directors and employees of the group.
|This VND20 billion support ($869,570) was the largest contribution by An Phat Holdings to a province to fight against COVID-19. |
This VND20 billion support ($869,570) was the largest contribution by An Phat Holdings to a province to fight against COVID-19.
At the event Pham Van Tuan shared, “Due to the urgent need for vaccination, helping to set the mind of Hai Duong residents at ease and the province to contain COVID-19, not only An Phat Holdings but all individuals and businesses want to contribute. We are willing to contribute human and material resources to help Hai Duong overcome this difficult period.”
Hai Duong is the key production area of An Phat Holdings with a system of 10 manufacturing plants and company head offices with about 3,500 labourers. Therefore, the Board of Directors and more than 5,000 employees of the whole group are willing to share the province’s difficulties at any time.
|Nguyen Duong Thai, Chairman of Hai Duong People's Committee (third from left) expressing appreciation for the support of An Phat Holdings |
Aside with community support activities, An Phat Holdings have strictly adhered to pandemic prevention measures across all of the group’s production plants and office spaces, and conducted COVID-19 testing for all employees.
Earlier, on February 1 and 17, the company had donated VND11.35 billion ($493,480) in cash and in kind including diverse essential goods to the province’s management authorities. Thus, in February alone, An Phat Holdings have donated a total of VND31.35 billion ($1.36 million) to assist the government and the people of the province in fighting COVID-19.
Simultaneously, the company has teamed up with the Youth Union of Hai Duong as well as diverse individuals and organisations to launch a programme to boost the consumption of farm produce from Hai Duong, the epicentre of the current COVID-19 resurgence.
Earlier, in early 2020 when COVID-19 broke out in Hanoi, An Phat Holdings had donated compostable products to 300 residents and soldiers on quarantine duty in the Truc Bach area and donated 5,000 medical masks and hand sanitisers to the Vietnamese Embassy in the US.