SINGAPORE-HEADQUARTED Pacific International Lines (PIL) has donated US$1.4 million in financial contributions to community and charitable causes in Singapore on the occasion of its 55th anniversary.
The donations were handed to the representatives of four organisations that received financial help, Chinese Development Assistance Council (CDAC), Singapore Indian Development Association (SINDA), Yayasan Mendaki (Mendaki) and Eurasian Association (EA), by S S Teo, executive chairman of PIL, at the company's 55th Anniversary Community Donation Ceremony on October 17.
Edwin Tong, minister for culture, community and youth, & second minister for law, was the guest of honour at the ceremony, reports Container News.
Mr Teo commented: "This is our first significant community contribution to Singapore since PIL returned to financial health last year. We are grateful for the strong support which Singapore has given to PIL, which has enabled us to ride through the most challenging time in our history in the last few years."
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