Amid the growing spread of Coronavirus, renowned Emirati hotelier Khalaf Al Habtoor is making a generous move to donate 50 ambulances and a medical complex for quarantine purposes.
Khalaf Al Habtoor donates 50 ambulances and medical complex to fight Coronavirus
Go Al Habtoor, go! As confirmed cases of the novel Coronavirus continue in the UAE and globally,the prominent businessman is taking a huge step to combat the pandemic by giving away 50 state-of-the-art ambulances and a fully-equipped medical building. He’s also establishing an integrated virology laboratory for medical research in response to the outbreak.
Unless you’re in the know, Khalaf Al Habtoor is the Founding Chairman of the Al Habtoor Group, one of the most successful conglomerates in the Middle East. He’s served as a member of the Federal National Council, Chairman of the Commercial Bank of Dubai, and infamously campaigned for ending the WhatsApp and Skype calling ban in the UAE. Here’s what he says about the generous move:
“The people of the country have responded positively to the directives of the country’s leadership, which greatly supports the UAE’s efforts to continue being a global model for high safety and security standards. As the world faces major health challenges, it is critical that everyone joins forces to overcome this crisis period.”Khalaf Al Habtoor
27 more Coronavirus cases in the UAE
An additional 27 Coronavirus cases were confirmed in the UAE yesterday, totalling the tally to 140. No deaths have been announced. To keep up with daily updates, follow the Ministry of Health and Prevention (MOHAP) on Twitter.
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