QC & QRCS receive 700,000 medical gloves from ICBC in support of frontline workers

  • 2 years   ago

The Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) Doha (QFC) Branch has donated hundreds of thousands of medical gloves to Qatar Charity and Qatar Red Crescent Society as part of its national efforts to ensure people’s safety and to support the government’s guidance in these uniquely challenging circumstances.
The donation of 600,000 disposable medical gloves and 100,000 surgical gloves comes in line with ICBC Doha’s Corporate Social Responsibility Programme to support the local community and to reduce the impact of coronavirus through health and hygiene measures to help reduce the shortage of personal protective equipment.
Zheng Chunyi, Managing Director of the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC), said: “In recognition of the dedication of the frontline workers who are fighting COVID-19 and their ongoing efforts to protect the Qatari community, ICBC is proud to support the country’s fight against the current pandemic. It is our core responsibility as a company operating in Qatar to offer our support to the community these difficult times.”
“Qatar Charity and Qatar Red Crescent are incredibly valuable resources for many different segments of society, and both organisations have taken on far greater responsibilities. We are very pleased to support our community during this challenging period, “he added.
In October 2008, the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) formally established the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (Middle East) Limited (regulated by the DFSA) and the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (QFC) Branch of Doha (authorised by QFCRA) in rapid succession and start-up. This has enabled ICBC to become a pioneer in the Middle East region of China-owned banks. With its superior market position, excellent customer base, multiple product structures, strong innovative capabilities and high brand value, ICBC has been able to support various infrastructure financing needs in Qatar and the Middle East. It has also provided a wide range of financial services, including international trade, domestic guarantees and oversea loans, project financing, becoming the economic bridge and channel between China and the Middle East region.
The clients of the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) include leading Qatari financial institutions such as QNB, CBQ, QIB, etc., as well as iconic local companies such as Ooredoo and Qatar Airways.
ICBC Doha Branch will continue to improve its network across the Middle East by relying on an abundance of market resources, insisting on prioritising commercial banking, striving to develop investment banking and asset management, strengthening the influence and competitiveness of ICBC, and becoming the most influential and respectable bank in the region.