DONATION TO FLOOD AFFECTED SAVANNAKHET BY TAN CHONG MOTOR LAO
December 2020 – Tan Chong Motor (Lao) Sole Co., Ltd. (“TCML”), Sole and Exclusive Distributor for Nissan vehicles in Laos, which is also subsidiary of Tan Chong Motor Holdings Berhad (Malaysia); hands-over essential items to Embassy of Malaysia in Vientiane Lao PDR to be donated to Savannakhet Province.
H.E. Ambassador Mohd Aini Atan, the Ambassador of Malaysia to Lao PDR handed over a contribution to H.E. Dr. Khampheng Saysompheng, Minister of Labour and Social Welfare for the flood victims in Lao PDR, in cash and in kind worth approximately USD 21,000.00 in total.
Tan Chong Motor (Lao) Sole Co. donated 96kg of rice, 1080 bottled water, 1,380 canned and dried food and 30 towels for the flood victims.
In mid-October 2020 to-date, prolonged rainfalls have left eight districts in the Lao central province of Savannakhet inundated. 21 villages in the district have been affected by floods and thousands of hectares of farmlands were submerged underwater. In view of the limited government fund that has been mostly channelled towards the Covid-19 Funds, The Embassy of Malaysia has called upon the Malaysian counterparts in Laos to assist this part of the community.
Ms. Rafiqa Hazura Md Ridzuan (Counsellor/Head of Chancery, Embassy of Malaysia in Vientiane, Lao PDR)
Mr. Alfred Yep Yew Ping (Head of Finance & Administration, TCML)
Mr. Zaharizal Zainol (Third Secretary, Embassy of Malaysia in Vientiane, Lao PDR)
TCML Team loading the purchase items to be delivered to the Embassy of Malaysia in Vientiane Lao PDR.
Thus, TCML has responded to the fund-raising organised by the Embassy of Malaysia, and purchased essential food and supplies such as rice, water, noodles, canned food, towels, etc. which has been handed over for the CSR caused.