The good Samaritans of Seeb have distributed more than 5,000 food parcels to the people affected by the shutdown that has been in place as a measure to curb the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic.
A community initiative called ‘Seeb is Ready,’ which is overseen by the wali of Seeb and the Social Development Committee, has distributed 5,610 Ramadan parcels in three weeks in the area.
Hilal bin Hamad al Sarmi, representative of the Wilayat of Seeb in Majlis Ash’shura said that the initiative has benefited 73,000 citizens and residents of the wilayat at a total cost of RO35,000.
According to Sarmi, apart from distribution of food parcels, the initiative also distributes 1,600 iftar meals a day to residents who have to shut shop as part of precautionary measures aimed to stem the spread of coronavirus
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