Sands China is donating 500,000 medical facemasks to the Macau government, as part of the company’s pledge to support efforts to combat the fast-spreading virus. Secretary for Social Affairs and Culture, Ao Ieong U, accepted the first batch of 300,000 facemasks today at The Parisian Macao.
“As a company rooted in Macao, Sands China considers it as part of our corporate social responsibility to continually look out for the wellbeing of the Macau community and to assist in periods of need,” said Wilfred Wong, president of Sands China. “Our thoughts are with the entire local community during this time of caution, and our company is pleased to be able to respond to the urgent need for facemasks in Macau. as we cooperate with the Macao government in its virus prevention efforts. We are confident that, with vigilance and collective action, Macau will navigate through this crisis successfully.”
As a subsidiary of Las Vegas Sands Corp., Sands China is able to take advantage of its global procurement network to assist Macau in obtaining facemasks during this high-demand period when stocks are in limited supply.
Photo caption: Macao Secretary for Social Affairs and Culture Ao Ieong U (right) receives a donation of facemasks on behalf of the Macao SAR government from Sands China Ltd. President Dr. Wilfred Wong (left) Tuesday at The Parisian Macao.