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Prime Minister’s Cyclone Relief Fund: State Bank of Mauritius and Mauritius Housing Company Ltd donate Rs 1 Million each

Date: February 15, 2018
Domain:Economy & Finance; Social Security
 

 

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GIS – 15 February, 2018:  The State Bank of Mauritius (SBM) and the Mauritius Housing Company (MHC) Ltd donated Rs 1 Million each to the Prime Minister’s Cyclone Relief Fund. The fund aims at providing assistance to the victims affected by recent cyclone Berguitta.
In this context, the Chairman of SBM Holdings Ltd, Mr Kee Chong Li Kwong Wing, and the Chairman of the MHC Ltd, Mr Deepak Balgobin, as well as other representatives of the companies, met the Prime Minister, Minister of Home Affairs, External Communications and National Development Unit, Minister of Finance and Economic Development, Mr Pravind Kumar Jugnauth, on Wednesday 14 February 2018 at the New Treasury Building, Port Louis, to present the cheques.
 
In a statement, Mr Balgobin underlined that as a responsible company, the MHC is contributing to help the Government in its mission of assisting those afflicted by the natural calamity. He emphasised that the money could also help in repairing infrastructures damaged by flooding.   
 
Contributions to the Fund can be issued by cheque to the Prime Minister’s Cyclone Relief Fund or via bank transfer on the following Account number: State Bank of Mauritius - Savings Account No. 61031200000107.

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