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Aramco donates $500,000 to Indian Red Cross Society for Covid-19 relief

Aramco along with UAE's Adnoc is looking to pick up 50 per cent stake in a planned mega 60 million tonne-a-year oil refinery on the west coast

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Amritsar: A medic collects samples from a man for COVID-19 swab tests at Civil Hospital, during the ongoing nationwide lockdown, in Amritsar, Thursday, June 11, 2020. (PTI Photo)(

Press Trust of India
Saudi national oil company Aramco has donated $500,000 (about Rs 3.8 crore) to the Indian Red Cross Society to support its efforts to contain the spread of Covid-19.

The humanitarian support is part of Aramco's global response to Covid-19, the company said in a statement.

"The donation will be used to buy protective equipment and medical supplies for local communities in India," it said.

Aramco along with UAE's Adnoc is looking to pick up 50 per cent stake in a planned mega 60 million tonne-a-year oil refinery on the west coast.

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First Published: Jun 17 2020 | 8:57 PM IST

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