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Motibhai Group pledges 50k support for relief efforts

DATE 24.02.16

Motibhai Group pledges 50k support for relief efforts

THE Motibhai Group has pledged its support for relief efforts to assist thousands of Fijians who are in dire need of basic items following the devastating effects of tropical cyclone Winston.

Group Chairman Kirit Patel said the company is duty bound to step in and assist fellow Fijians who have faced the full wrath of the monster category five cyclone.

“Given the critical situation our fellow Fijians are currently experiencing, Motibhai Group humbly pledges its support with basic food and household items worth $50,000,” Mr Patel confirmed.

He said in times of such national crisis, Motibhai Group has a responsibility to assist fellow Fijians get their lives back to normal.

“My heart goes out to all those who have lost their homes and valuables while not forgetting the families of those who have even lost their precious lives.

“Many of our fellow Fijians have lost their lives while trying to save that of others. We are deeply saddened and also moved by their acts of bravery.

“While we as humans have no control over such natural disasters, we have a social responsibility to assist our fellow Fijians during such trying times.

“Being a very resilient community, we Fijians are well-known to rise from such disasters and I wish everyone a quick recovery as life slowly returns to normality in our beloved country,” Mr Patel said.

He said items will be handed over to the National Disaster Management Office (NDMO) in Suva this Friday.

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