Nestle Pakistan has announced to donate Rs 100 million to support the affectees of the fatal coronavirus and the ‘frontline’ doctors who are fighting against the pandemic in the country. As part of the pledge, Nestle Pakistan would donate 4 million servings of milk, iron fortified dairy products, baby cereals, mineral water and juices.
Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Nestle Pakistan Samer Chedid in the press release of the multinational company said, “We will be mobilizing relief worth Rs 100 million to quarantine facilities and food-delivery organizations serving vulnerable families, in the form of product and cash donations.”
The CEO said that they had joined hands with reputable NGOs in response to their COVID 19 emergency appeals to support deserving people across Pakistan. “We have invited all our employees to step forward and donate one day’s salary for supporting people going through hard times,” he added.
“We are making sure that we keep our employees healthy and safe, and that they follow the most stringent safety protocols at all our manufacturing and warehouse facilities, as advised by the World Health Organization,” Samer Chedid said while emphasizing on Nestle’s additional safety measures to counter the outbreak of deadly coronavirus in the origanisation.
“Nestlé Pakistan is working tirelessly to ensure that much-needed food and beverage products are available for our consumers across Pakistan, in commitment to the strategic roadmap laid out by Prime Minister Imran Khan and respective provincial leaderships. At Nestlé, we care deeply for people and for the communities in which we operate, and we believe we have an essential role to play during the COVID-19 crisis,” the press release noted.
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