Last few weeks, there is a earthquake at Padang, Sumatera, Indonesia and our National car company, Proton had contributed some donation to the Malaysian Medical Relief Society (Mercy Malaysia)to support the earthquake victim.Read the full news from Bernama below
PROTON CONTRIBUTED RM50,000 TO MERCY FOR PADANG EARTHQUAKE VICTIM
SHAH ALAM, — Proton Holdings Berhad Friday presented a RM50,000 contribution in cash and kind to the Malaysian Medical Relief Society (Mercy Malaysia) in support of its mission to help earthquake victims in Padang, Sumatra.
Its group Managing Director, Datuk Syed Zainal Abidin Syed Mohamed Tahir, said the contribution will be used by Mercy Malaysia, among other things, to provide medical and hygiene support to the quake victims.
“Proton Edar, through its subsidiary in Indonesia, is also providing three units of its multi-purpose vehicle, the Exora, for Mercy Malaysia’s transportation needs to help the victims.
“The Exoras will be used as Mobile Clinics to ferry doctors directly to the victims for immediate medical aid.
“Proton will also support the petrol expenses as well as the drivers for the three vehicles and all other expenses incurred by the vehicles,” he told reporters after presenting a mock cheque worth RM50,000 to Mercy Malaysia acting general manager, Mohd Shaharuddin Asmani at a simple ceremony, near here Friday.
Syed Zainal Abidin also said that Proton will be setting up a Relief Fund in both Malaysian and Indonesian offices for collection among its employees.
Meanwhile, he said that Proton’s dealer in Padang also suffered losses due to the earthquake and he is looking into ways to assist the dealer concerned to restore his business.