Yangon, April 9, 2020 – G&G — Myanmar’s leading convenience store chain and Lluvia – owner of Premier Coffee, Wal Lah noodles and Diamond Star wheat flour — contributed food and water products worth MMK 20 million to frontline healthcare staff who are leading the battle against COVID-19 virus at Waibargi hospital in Yangon and Mandalay. Additionally, our companies donate products to low income people in Hlaing Thar Yar township, Yangon.
The donation event was held at Waibargi hospital and Dr. Aye Aye Aung, Head of Waibargi hospital, received the products and expressed thanks for the donation. Gabor Dolmanyos, CEO of CDSG Retail and Hiroyuki Arai, Managing Director of Wah Lah noodles, represented the G&G and Lluvia teams respectively.
Donated products include G&G drinking water, Premier Creamy, Premier White, Premier White Malt, Premier Choco Malt, Happy Creamy, Happy Caramel Milk Coffee, Happy biscuits and Wah Lah instant noodles.
Gabor Dolmanyos, CEO of CDSG Retail said: “Always, but specially in these difficult days with the development of the Covid-19 pandemic also here in Myanmar, it is true that all Front Line personnel are the real heroes. Those, including people in retail stores, in distribution centers, in factories providing daily essentials but most importantly the healthcare workers who look after us while hospitalized and often giving us the last hope.
We salute each and every one of them and the only thing we can say is: THANK YOU!”
CDSG donated around MMK 110 million through its various business divisions during this unprecedented health crisis. JDS Co., Ltd. healthcare division of CDSG expressed solidarity with frontline healthcare staff by donating medical equipment and medicine worth MMK 50 million to Ministry of Health and Sports. Various businesses of CDSG also donated around 40 million MMK in both Yangon and Mandalay.
CDSG continues to support our community to prevent, detect, and respond to the pandemic. CDSG is also committed to strive to be the responsible member of the community by providing various support in the areas of education, healthcare, culture, agricultural development, rural and urban area development.
About Capital Diamond Star Group
Capital Diamond Star Group (“CDSG”) has grown from a small trading company in the 1960s into one of the most respected and prominent conglomerates in Myanmar. CDSG operates leading businesses in a wide variety of sectors including agribusiness, branded consumer foods, real estate, healthcare, financial services and e-commerce. CDSG accomplishes all this with a dynamic and energetic staff of over 9,000 employees.
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