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27 Jul 2021 21:05:00
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SET News :SET group and SET Foundation extend a helping hand to Thai society, donating almost THB 50 million via 95 organizations and foundations in the ongoing battle against the COVID pandemic
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                                                          SET News 54/2021
                                                July 27, 2021

SET group and SET Foundation extend a helping hand to Thai society, donating 
almost THB 50 million via 95 organizations and foundations in the ongoing battle
 against the COVID pandemic

BANGKOK, July 27, 2021 - The Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET) group together 
with the SET Foundation play a part in helping the society during COVID-19
pandemic, contributing a total of THB 49.50 million (approx. USD 1.51 million)
through 95 organizations, agencies and foundations to hospitals, healthcare
agencies and those less fortunate living in communities.

SET President Pakorn Peetathawatchai said that amid the severe COVID-19 spread 
situation currently, collaboration from all sectors is crucial to help the
country ride through the difficulties. SET is determined to take part in
assisting people and society in consistent with SET's vision "To Make the
Capital Market 'Work' for Everyone".
  
"Since the COVID-19 outbreak begun, SET has continuously provided both economic 
and social supports. SET and the SET Foundation has donated THB 49.5 million to
95 organizations, agencies and foundations in both Bangkok and upcountry to help
people, hoping to play part in relieving impacts. Of the total philanthropic
support, 32.45 million has been contributed to 35 hospitals and field hospitals,
and healthcare agencies to help tackle the spread including funding for medical
equipment and supplies, negative pressure isolation rooms, sterilizing
cabinets, and biosafety mobile unit; and the remaining 17.05 million has been
used for assisting underprivileged people in communities through 60 civil
society, foundations and charitable organizations. Amid the escalating spread in
 2021, SET steps up efforts to deliver wide-scale assistance." Pakorn added.

SET is committed to taking part in supporting organizations and agencies 
responsible for taking care of people until the situation gets better.

                                      "SET...Make it Work for Everyone"
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