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Fibank donates 1,000 tests for free research to COVID-19

Fibank (First Investment Bank) will join the donor campaign to combat the spread of coronavirus COVID-19. Thanks to the donation made by the bank, a total of 1000 people will be given the opportunity to be tested for the virus free of charge. The tests will be intended for the examination of citizens directed by their GP. The total number of tests for COVID-19 will be distributed between four medical institutions and laboratories: medical centresFiHealthcare and Neoclinic, laboratories Bodimed and Ramus. Donation covers the expenses for the purchase of the tests, and for conducting them at home or clinical settings.
The CEO of the Bank — Mr. Nikola Bakalov — said that the management of the bank monitors the dynamic development of the epidemiological situation and, if necessary, is ready to expand the scope of the donation.” As a socially responsible and socially engaged institution, Fibanke empathises with the challenges that Bulgarian citizens and businesses have arisen during this difficult time for all of us. Every day we work on various proposals so that we can implement the necessary measures for financial comfort of our clients, care and safety for them and our employees. With the donation of tests, we hope that we will help more Bulgarians to be diagnosed and successfully cured” — added Mr. Bakalov. —Fibank is the first bank in Bulgaria to provide the possibility of postponed credit payments to its clients, as well as a number of other financial benefits. In addition, the bank provides the maximum range of digital banking services, taking care of the continuity of financial processes, as well as maximum safety for employees and customers in bank offices.