Local infrastructure conglomerate, Summit Group has signed an employee healthcare service agreement with Bangladesh Specialized Hospital (BSH) to combat COVID-19.
Along with Summit its partner JERA, Japan’s largest energy company, have provided four ventilators and one RT-PCR Machine to BSH. Summit Corporation and Summit Holding along with its subsidiaries employ over 6,000 people.Founder Chairman of Summit Group of Companies Muhammed Aziz Khan said, “Employees of Summit are its best assets. I am delighted that we are signing this healthcare service agreement with BSH that would take care of our Bangladeshi employees, staff and workers given COVID care is absolutely in short supply in the world.”
President of JERA Satoshi Onoda said, “We are contributing to the development of Bangladesh through our energy businesses together with Summit Power International, our key partner. This initiative supports measures to combat COVID-19 in Bangladesh. I sincerely hope that the provided medical supplies will help combat COVID-19 in the country and that the situation will improve as quickly as possible.”
Summit’s subsidiaries includes power generation, tele-communication, Internet connectivity, energy import and port management infrastructures which have been identified as “essential services” by the Government of Bangladesh during this lockdown.
The employees of Summit have been providing infrastructural services continuously in this unprecedented time.