Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources Tarek El Molla paid a visit to Ahl Masr Hospital, which is the first and largest hospital and research center for the free treatment of trauma and burn victims in Africa and the Middle East, according to a press release.

El Molla was accompanied by Karim Alaa, bp regional president for North Africa, and Heba El-Sewedy, Chairwoman of the Board of Trustees of the Ahl Masr Foundation.

During the visit, El Molla referred to the ministry’s new vision for corporate social responsibility (CSR), adding that the national and international oil companies are now working under the umbrella of the ministry in order to enhance the sector’s contribution to CSR programs, such as Ahl Masr Hospital.

The Minister toured the hospital, which is being completed and inspected its capabilities, advanced systems, and solutions that will help provide the most efficient medical care.

For his part, Alaa confirmed that a donation was made from bp Egypt to support the free treatment of burn patients in the hospital, pointing out that bp’s commitment to supporting the communities in which it operates is no less important than its commitment to developing the energy resources.