KUALA LUMPUR (Nov 6): Supermax Corp Bhd has said it is donating RM75 million to the government's Covid-19 fund to help the country combat the coronavirus.
The glove maker confirmed this when contacted by The Edge, following Finance Minister Tengku Datuk Seri Zafrul Aziz's announcement in his Budget 2021 speech today that four glove companies had expressed their commitment to contributing RM400 million to combat Covid-19.
The money will cover part of the cost of vaccines and health equipment expenses, the minister said.
Besides Supermax, the other three companies are Top Glove Corp Bhd, Hartalega Holdings Bhd, and Kossan Rubber Industries Bhd.
Earlier, Top Glove said it will be giving RM185 million to the government as part of its contribution to fight Covid-19.