(MENAFN - Arab News) Savola Group is donating SR 2 million in kind to Syria in response to Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah's appeal.
The king has called for launching a national campaign to raise funds in support of fellow brothers and sisters in Syria due to the difficult conditions they are currently experiencing.
Savola's donation includes SR 1 million worth of cooking oils and sugar produced by Savola Group's subsidiary company Savola Foods and SR 1 million worth of Panda brand food products from its subsidiary company Al-Azizia Panda United.
Commenting on the contribution, Abdulraouf Mohammed Mannaa, MD, Savola Group, said: "Our participation in the king's national appeal is part of the principle of social responsibility adopted by the Savola Group as a national company in accordance with Savola's ethics and values. The donation aims to enhance the meaning of brotherhood and solidarity in Islam through showing compassion and empathy by providing aid in times of need."
Mannaa emphasized the importance of participating in the campaign and called on other national companies to participate by offering donations in cash and kind to the people of Syria.