Alba donates $250,000 to Somalia victims
Bahrain, August 21, 2011
A total of BD94,250 ($250,000) has been donated to the victims of Somalia’s famine by Aluminium Bahrain (Alba), the company said.
Alba’s donation was in response to the fund-raising campaign initiated by Bahrain’s Information Affairs Authority.
Alba chairman Mahmood Hashim Al Kooheji said: “The entire world has been moved by the situation in Somalia as the country grapples with one of the worst recorded droughts in over 60 years. Bahrain has taken practical steps in answering this distress call, and Alba as a Bahraini company, is proud to be associated with the Information Affairs Authority’s fund-raising campaign to help in speeding up relief efforts.” - TradeArabia News Service