BIBD contributes to COVID-19 Relief Fund

Rokiah Mahmud

Bank Islam Brunei Darussalam (BIBD) yesterday presented BND296,160 to the COVID-19 Relief Fund.

Minister of Health Dato Seri Setia Dr Haji Mohd Isham bin Haji Jaafar received the contribution from Minister at the Prime Minister’s Office and Minister of Finance and Economy II Dato Seri Setia Dr Awang Haji Mohd Amin Liew bin Abdullah in his capacity as Chairman of BIBD.

Derived from the General Maslahat Fund managed by BIBD, the contribution will be used to purchase 5,000 wrist bands, six ventilators and 21 electrical beds for health facilities across the country.

The initiative represents BIBD’s participation in the ongoing efforts to curb the spread of COVID-19, which includes the installation of digital payment methods via BIBD QuickPay to facilitate public donations towards the COVID-19 Relief Fund, promoting public awareness on social responsibility and preventive measures through social media, radio, television and
print medium.

Minister of Health Dato Seri Setia Dr Haji Mohd Isham bin Haji Jaafar receives the donation from Minister at the Prime Minister’s Office and Minister of Finance and Economy II Dato Seri Setia Dr Awang Haji Mod Liew bin Abdullah in his capacity as Chairman of Bank Islam Brunei Darussalam (BIBD). PHOTO: RAHWANI ZAHARI