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BPMB Contributes 5,000 PPE Sets to Sabah State Health Department

KUALA LUMPUR, 14 JULY 2020 – Bank Pembangunan Malaysia Berhad (BPMB) recently contributed 5,000 sets of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to Sabah State Health Department. The PPE sets were presented by BPMB’s Chief Compliance Officer, Suffian Abdul Rahman to Datuk Dr. Christina Rundi, Director of Sabah State Health Department.

The contribution of the PPE sets was made in collaboration with Yayasan Ikhlas and is part of BPMB’s initiative in assisting medical front liners who have been fighting theCOVID-19 pandemic since it hit Malaysia in January 2020. Through the collaboration, BPMB funded the project while Yayasan Ikhlas was responsible for the production and delivery of the completed PPE sets to the targeted recipients. The presentation was witnessed by the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Yayasan Ikhlas, Dato’ Mohd Rosli Ramli.

BPMB hopes that the contribution of the PPE sets will ease the burden and protect the nation’s medical front liners and this simultaneously demonstrates the Bank’s solidarity in assisting the Government in fighting the COVID-19 pandemic. The PPE sets will be distributed by Sabah State Health Department to hospitals handling COVID-19 cases in the state.

BPMB, as a caring development financial institution in Malaysia, will continue to play its social finance role and establish smart partnership and collaboration with relevant parties in providing financial support for targeted beneficiaries.





About Bank Pembangunan

Bank Pembangunan Malaysia Berhad (BPMB) was incorporated on 28 November 1973 with a role in the development of the Malaysian economy by assisting entrepreneurs involved in small and medium-sized industries through the provision of various financing facilities, training and advisory services, particularly to Bumiputera entrepreneurs. Today, BPMB is providing medium to long-term financing to the strategic sectors of the economy.

Owned by Minister of Finance Incorporated, BPMB has been accorded the highest rating ‘AAA’ by both RAM Rating Services Berhad (RAM) and Malaysia Rating Corporation Berhad (MARC). It is regulated and supervised by Bank Negara Malaysia under the Development Financial Institution Act 2002.

With a Group Total Assets value of RM25 billion (as at 31 December 2019), the BPMB Group is well-positioned to meet the financing and business development needs of Malaysian businesses.

For more information, please contact:

Anita Ramly
Vice President, Corporate Communications
Bank Pembangunan Malaysia Berhad
Tel: (03) 2611 3346
Mobile: (019) 332 4809

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