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Total Donates More Than $60K To COVID-19 Relief Response

In addition its staff members stepped up and raised a donation of $14,631.52 from their salaries.
08 May 2020 15:42
Total Donates More Than $60K To COVID-19 Relief Response
From left: Attorney-General Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum , Total Fiji Limited chairperson Risiate Daulako and Total Fiji Limited vice president human resources Susan Miller during a presentation at the Ro Lalabalavu House on May 7, 2020. Photo: Susana Tuilau.

Total Fiji Limited yesterday donated more than $60,000 towards the COVID-19 Relief Response.

The donation was received by the Minister for Economy and Attorney-General Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum at the Ro Lalabalavu House, Suva.

The company raised $50,000.

In addition its staff members stepped up and raised a donation of $14,631.52 from their salaries.

Mr Sayed-Khaiyum said: “I’d like to thank Total and their commitment to Fiji. Total commits itself to Fiji, including some of the capital projects that they have committed too.

“This shows their sign of commitment and concern for their fellow citizens. I’d like to thank them for the contribution.”

COVID-19 relef response

He said they were grateful to all the other companies and institutions who have donated to the COVID-19 Relief Response.

“As we have said there is a 300 per cent tax reduction to anybody that contributes to the COVID-19 trust fund.

“There are a number of people particularly from the tourism sector and the other industries who are dependent on the Australia and New Zealand market and these markets in particular who are now unemployed.

Supporting Fijian community

“This contribution to the trust fund will handsomely go towards ensuring the Government’s efforts in terms of providing particular social assistance to those who need it.”

Kazi Rahman, managing director of Total Fiji said: “We would like to contribute our support as a member of Fijian community, consistent with the support we have previously extended in other instances of national emergency such as TC Harold, TC Kini and TC Winston..

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