Business Community in Belize Sends Donation in Solidarity with Cuba
Thursday, March 26th, 2020
On March 25th, members of the business community in Belize donated more than BZ$8,000.00 worth of supplies at short notice to assist Cuba with its efforts to prevent the spread of the COVID-19.
The donated items include soap powder, bar soap, bath towels, sheets, cleaners and disinfectants, and garbage bags. The supplies are being sent to Cuba with the support of TAG Airlines.
The Government of Belize conveys special thanks to Mr. Dinesh Bhojwani, who organized the contributions, and to Mr. Nando Nandwani, Mr. Jeetu Gurnani, Mr. Arun Chandwani, Mr. Anil Hukmani, Mr. Arun Hotchandani, Mr. Kishan Wadhwani, Mr. Harry Wadhwani, Mr. Umesh Mahtani, Mr. Kamal Nandwani, Mr. Dharmendra Nandwani, and Mr. Dion Leslie. They moved swiftly to prepare the donation as an act of solidarity with and in gratitude to the government and people of Cuba for sending 60 Cuban medical professionals to assist Belize in responding to COVID-19.
Belize and Cuba are celebrating 25 years of diplomatic relations.
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