Ooredoo gifts sea ambulance, plans air ambulance

Qatar based telecommunication group's local wing Ooredoo Maldives has gifted three sea-ambulances to Maldives government on Wednesday.

Developed by a Qatari company the sea ambulances were officially gifted to Maldives government at Izzuddin Jetty - president's pier - by chairman of Ooredoo Group Sheikh Abdullah bin Mohamed Bin Saud al Sani.

In his speech during the ceremony on Wednesday, chairman Saud al Sani noted the company prioritizes in assisting Maldives government in economic and social welfare. He also added that sea ambulances were crafted with state-of-the-art materials using the latest hull and boat crafting technologies.

With Ooredoo Maldives' gift the sea ambulance fleet at the island nation has risen to 29 in total.

Health Minister Abdulla Nazim Ibrahim thanked the telecom corporation for their aid and said the newest addition will strengthen the country's sea ambulance fleet.

Additionally the company has announced its plan of gifting Maldives government with an air ambulance as well.

The announcement was made by Ooredoo Maldives CEO Najib Khan during the ceremony held on Wednesday.