In the first round, the mining and oil organizations gave 52 million birrs in real money and in kind. In the second cycle, six mining and oil organizations gave 3,417,760 birrs in real money. Newmont Ventures Ltd kept USD 50,000 (1,678,160 birrs) at the Commercial bank of Ethiopia Corona Virus Mitigation Trust Fund, Yetebaberut Beherawi Petroleum 500,000 birr, Yara Dallol BV 520,000 birr, GPB Ethiopia Resources 540,000 birr, Nubian Gold Exploration 50,000 birr, and JR Petroleum 129,600 birr.
The Ministry of Mines and Petroleum on Thursday perceived the mining and oil organizations which made the gifts in the second-round battle. Misganu Arega executive of the National Aid Coordinating Committee, Samuel Urkato (Ph.D.), the Minister of Mines and Petroleum and Koang Tutlam, state clergyman of the Ministry of Mines and Petroleum passed out endorsements of acknowledgment to the mining and oil firms which made gifts in the second-round battle.
During the event, Misganu Arega, the state priest of Trade and Industry, said that the pandemic is adversely affecting the economy and influencing people groups' prosperity. "We have to join together and tackle the difficulties we are looking regarding the spread of the infection in our nation," he said.
Misganu said that the Ministry of Mines and Petroleum was embraced a praiseworthy work in helping the national exertion to forestall and control the spreads off in the nation. "I might want to thank authorities of the Ministry who are planning the mining and oil organizations' help to fighting the pandemic," he said.