ACT and Maybank Indonesia Sharia Banking Distribute Oxygen Cylinders to Handle COVID-19 Pandemic

The humanitarian collaboration between Aksi Cepat Tanggap (ACT) and Maybank Indonesia Sharia Banking in dealing with the Covid-19 pandemic was manifested in the form of hundreds of oxygen cylinders and regulators which were distributed to several hospitals in the Jakarta and Banten areas.

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The handover of twenty oxygen cylinders and regulators at Qadr Hospital of Tangerang, attended by the Director of the Qadr Hospital, dr. Sulaiman., MARS (center), Branch Manager of ACT South Jakarta Suriadi (right) and Head of Maybank’s Shariah Communication and Event Management Zakia Ayu Permata (left). (ACTNews/Ichsan Ali)

ACTNews, TANGERANG REGENCY – The humanitarian collaboration of Aksi Cepat Tanggap (ACT) with various partners during the Covid-19 pandemic continues and keeps spreading benefits. One of the partners that recently initiated a collaboration was Maybank Indonesia Sharia Banking.

ACT and Maybank Indonesia Sharia Banking distributed 190 oxygen cylinders and oxygen regulators to several hospitals in the Jakarta and Banten Provinces. One of the distribution locations was Qadr Hospital in the Islamic Village Complex, Kelapa Dua District, Karawaci, Tangerang Regency, Banten, on Wednesday (9/15/2021).

The handover event of oxygen cylinders was attended by ACT’s Head of Jakarta-Tangerang Region Muhammad Basair, Group Head of Maybank Indonesia Sharia Banking  Romy Buchari, and Director of Qadr Hospital dr. Sulaiman., MARS.

ACT’s Head of Jakarta-Tangerang Region Muhammad Basair revealed, ACT's collaboration with Maybank Indonesia Sharia Banking is a form of caring for the community during the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.

"We must join hands with all elements of society to be able to overcome the problems that occur, especially the Covid-19 pandemic because the government is also unable to do it alone. Hopefully, this collaboration will be a charity for all of us," he said.

Basair hoped that the humanitarian collaboration between ACT and Maybank Indonesia Sharia Banking will continue. He stressed the need for continuous collaboration to solve the community’s problems.

Group Head of Maybank Indonesia Sharia Banking  Romy Buchari said that this collaboration was born out of concern over the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic in Indonesia. Moreover, the mortality rate is quite high due to the presence of various new variants of the Covid-19 virus.

"We want to maximize our role not only in terms of business and finance, but the most important thing is in helping the community during the Covid-19 pandemic, including by providing oxygen cylinders and refilling equipment," said Romy.

Romy added, the role and concern of all levels of society is very necessary in overcoming the Covid-19 pandemic, especially in an effort to maximize health care as it is related to the economic and social conditions of the community.

"Thank you ACT for being our partner in handling Covid-19 pandemic. Thank you for your loyalty, energy, and sacrifice. Let's join hands and strive together with the protection of Allah in dealing with this Covid-19 pandemic ," he added. []