Karachi, April 09, 2020: As part of its ongoing efforts to support the district authorities and Daharki community amid the Coronavirus outbreak, Engro Fertilizers has converted its Technical Training College (TCC) into a 60-bed quarantine facility.
The quarantine facility has been established at TTC Daharki and all necessary standard operating procedures would be followed at the location. The District Health Officer Dr Altaf and district administration appreciated steps taken by Engro Fertilizers and are carrying out strong vigilance with regards to Coronavirus.
“We welcome support from responsible companies like Engro Fertilizers. By dedicating the TCC as a quarantine facility, the Company has once again shown its commitment to promote the welfare of Daharki community to deal with any eventuality”, said District Health Officer Dr Altaf.
Further, Engro Fertilizers has also distributed 1500 ration bags among deserving families and daily wage earners in Daharki and surrounding areas. Each ration bag includes essential food items to help the families meet their daily nutritional requirements. The Engro Fertilizers team was joined by Rizwan Nazir, Assistant Commissioner, for distribution of the ration bags.
Commenting on these COVID-19 relief efforts, Aamir Aslam, General Manager at Engro Fertilizers Daharki Plant said that, “Engro has always stood by its people and the community around it during testing times. As a caring and responsible company, we look forward to supporting the district authorities in promoting improved healthcare, hygiene and sanitation in the town so that the community can be protected against the Coronavirus”.
The quarantine facility and ration distribution initiatives build on fumigation and disinfection drive in public areas, along with a community awareness campaign, that have already been undertaken by Engro Fertilizers.