The management and employees of Allianz Sri Lanka recently joined hands with University Hospital of Sir John Kotelawala Defence University (KDU) to provide a High Performance Real Time Quantitative PCR (RT-qPCR) machine worth Rs. 4 million to test for COVID-19.
Gany Subramaniam, Director/CEO, Allianz Insurance Lanka Limited said “During challenging times like this, it is pivotal for the private sector to collaborate and extend its fullest support to the authorities to help combat the coronavirus pandemic. We applaud the relentless efforts of the armed forces and health professionals in ensuring the impact on public health is minimized.
In order to support their efforts further we strongly believe it is essential to have state of the art equipment and solutions that would detect accurately and help flatten the curve. As a global insurance provider committed to the safety and well being of our communities, we are honoured to assist in providing a High Performance Real Time Quantitative PCR (RT-qPCR) machine to test for COVID 19 at the Sir John Kotelawala Defence University (KDU).
Allianz Lanka, consisting of Allianz Insurance Lanka Ltd. and Allianz Life Insurance Lanka Ltd., is a fully owned subsidiary of Allianz SE (Munich, Germany) – a global financial services provider for insurance and asset management business. Commencing with green-field operations in 2005, Allianz Lanka has emerged as one of the fastest growing insurance service providers in the country. Incorporating best practices of global industry together with local expertise, Allianz Lanka has overseen a number of high-value local infrastructural projects as the insurance partner and supports the growth of its clients’ businesses through a wide range of products and services. The company also plays a pivotal role in ensuring that all Sri Lankans are protected by making world class life insurance covers widely available.