SabaFon and the General Authority for Environmental Protection in the city of Sana’a finished the first phase of the campaign to spray and sterilize the districts in the capital city of Sana’a.
The campaign was launched by the head of the Technical Committee for Combating Epidemics, the secretary of the capital, Hamoud Abbad, on April 28, from the Sabafon Company building, in the presence of a large number of officials from the Ministry of Health and the Capital municipality, and a number of relevant authorities, during which he stressed the importance of the private sector’s participation in supporting official efforts in the precautionary measures to tackle the coronavirus pandemic and he praised the initiative and support of SabaFon campaign.
In the first stage of the campaign to spray and sterilize the districts of the capital, the teams of the General Authority for Environmental Protection in city of Sana’a were able to implement spraying and sterilization operations for all streets and markets, according to the plan approved by the Emergency Operations and the Technical Committee for epidemic control.
The spraying teams also targeted 5 areas that belong to the Sana’a city, which are Dabwa, Qaa Al-Qaidi, Metn, Arhab, and Shamlan market. In the city of Sana’a, the teams targeted more than 441 neighborhoods and streets in the ten districts during the first phase, which lasted 10 days.
For his part, the chief executive officer of SabaFon Company, Mr. Abdul Khaleq Al-Ghaili, affirmed the company’s continued interest in and its connection to its social environment and the firm belief in the company’s management role in social responsibility as a key factor in changing the quality of individuals ’lives for the better, noting in his speech that the company’s sponsorship of a spray and sterilization campaign of the districts of Sana’a city stemmed from this the premise.
Al-Gaili also pointed out that SabaFon was one of the first companies in the private sector that interacted and supported the official efforts to tackle coronavirus pandemic by providing all facilities to government agencies, either through direct support or by providing services available to spread community awareness.
Al-Ghali also affirmed that the company will continue to support the spraying and sterilization campaign by financing the second phase, as it will be announced soon.
For his part, the commercial director of SabaFon company, Mr. Mohamed Al-Shami, spoke about the success achieved by the campaign to spray and sterilize the districts of the capital, and about the achievement made by the General Authority for Environmental Protection in the city of Sana’a, where 13 specialized teams of 58 people were able to implement 133 field visits, including 107 field visits according to a plan The emergency and the number of working hours exceeded 538 hours in a period not exceeding 10 days, describing that as impressive.
Al-Shami noted the continuity of support and financing for the second phase, which will witness an expansion, as the whole governorate of Sana’a will be included in the spraying plan.
In an interview with the director of the branch of the General Authority for Environmental Protection, Mr. Muhammad Al-Athrabi, he stressed that the campaign to spray and sterilize the capital’s districts is the result of a community partnership with SabaFon.
It is worth mentioning that the first phase of the campaign to spray and sterilize the districts of Sana’a city came as a result of fruitful cooperation and coordination between a number of government agencies such as the Ministry of Health and the Capital municipality and the General Authority for Environmental Protection in the city of Sana’a and with exclusive funding from SabaFon.