Karachi, 14th May, 2020: Considering the growing need to strengthen the national healthcare systems in the fight against COVID-19, JS Bank, Mahvash and Jahangir Siddiqui Foundation and its partners have donated over Rs. 10 Million to the Sindh Institute of Urology and Transplantation (SIUT).
This support will aid SIUT in procuring Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) kits, testing and lab equipment and other necessities for treating and managing patients of COVID-19. The cheques were handed over by Kamran Jafar, Deputy CEO – JS Bank Limited to Dr. Zafar Hussain and other team members from SIUT.
‘SIUT has set new standards in public healthcare for the populace at large in Pakistan. We as an institution and as Pakistani’s cannot thank Dr. Adibul Hasan Rizvi and his team enough for all that they have done for the nation.’ said Kamran Jafar.
Dr. Zafar added, ‘JS Bank and indeed JS Group as a whole has long been a major well-wisher of SIUT. Thanks to such responsible corporates and individuals, we have been able to establish Pakistan‘s largest kidney disease center where we are performing 1200 dialysis treatments on a daily basis.”
The donation was made under the 110 Million Rs fund JS Bank has deployed with its partners to counter the impact of the Corona Virus (COVID-19) in Pakistan. Committed towards its role as a catalyst towards the progress and prosperity of Pakistan, JS Bank hopes to continue supporting Pakistan’s journey during these trying times.
About JS Bank:
JS Bank is one of the fastest growing banks in Pakistan, with 360 branches in 180 cities including one international branch. The Bank is a leader in the digital banking space and distribution of insurance solutions. JS Bank has been recognized on multiple international and national forums including the prestigious AsiaMoney, Asian Banking and Finance, DIGI and Pakistan Banking Awards. The Bank is part of JS Group, one of Pakistan’s most diversified and progressive financial services groups. For more information, please visit http://www.jsbl.com