Banpu Supports Help to the COVID-19 Infected Patients in Three Southern Border Provinces Handed Over Relief Bags Worth THB 3.75 Million
In the pandemic of COVID-19 that continues spreading, Thai people in many areas have suffered. Including remote areas as the three southern border provinces including Narathiwat, Pattani and Yala, where are the number of COVID-19 infected patients has increased since late 2021. Many infected patients have to quarantine and take care of themselves by the home isolation process. Banpu Public Company Limited has supported the relief bags through the Health and Elderly Establishment Confederation (HEC) in collaboration with local authorities to distribute essential consumer goods. Which including generic drug kits for COVID-19 patients and the antigen test kit for those infected patients in the three southern border provinces to use for livelihood and self-care. This support is worth a total of THB 3.75 million.
This support activity is one of the actions under the “Mitr Phol – Banpu Solidarity to Aid Thailand on COVID-19 Confrontation Endowment”, worth THB 1,000 million in total, half of which is endowed by Banpu. The endowment, which has continued since March 2020, aims to support the work of public health agencies, and relieve the economic impacts on the underprivileged and vulnerable people nationwide.
Banpu hopes that the aid provided through the initiative will alleviate the hardship that Thai people in remote areas are facing, and ultimately help the country and Thai people get through these difficult times together as fast as possible.
Banpu Public Company Limited is a leading international versatile energy provider with 3 core groups of businesses: energy resources, energy generation and energy technology in 10 countries, namely, Thailand, Indonesia, China, Australia, Lao PDR, Mongolia, Singapore, Japan, the United States of America, and Vietnam.