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

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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..

The com­pany raised $50,000 in ad­di­tion its staff mem­bers stepped up and raised a do­na­tion of $14,631.52 from their salaries.

Photo: Susana Tuilau.

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.

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