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MGM Donates RMB 2 Million to Support Poverty Alleviation in Congjiang, Guizhou

Oct 28, 2019

For MGM is ardently committed to pragmatically advocate national development, the Company attaches great importance to the national poverty alleviation works. Indicating MGM’s commitment in supporting the joint efforts on poverty relief in Congjiang County, Guizhou Province, as initiated by the Macau SAR government and the Liaison Office of the Central People's Government's in the Macau S.A.R., Ms. Pansy Ho, Co-Chairperson & Executive Director of MGM China Holdings Limited, led a group of delegates from MGM to visit Guiyang to donate a total of RMB 2 million cash and supply to Congjiang. This donation illustrates MGM’s determination in supporting poverty alleviation, endeavoring towards the great national goal of building a moderately prosperous society in all respects by 2020.

 

During the cheque presentation ceremony, Ms. Pansy Ho presents the donation to Mr. Wang Rui, Secretary of Communist Party of China Congjiang County Committee, as the representative of Congjiang government. The ceremony is witnessed by Mr. Edmund Ho Hau Wah, Vice-Chairman of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference; Mr. Wang Xindong, Secretary General of the Liaison Office of the Central People's Government in the Macau SAR; Mr. Lu Yongzheng, Vice Governor of Guizhou Province; Ms. Hu Guozhen, Vice Governor of Qiandongnan Prefecture; Mr. Tan Yufang, Deputy Director of the Poverty Alleviation and Development Office of Guizhou Province, and Mr. Dai Ruming, Deputy Director of Social Affairs Department of the Liaison Office of the Central People's Government in the Macau SAR. The donation is dedicated to enhance infrastructure and facility, as well as to purchase basic supply for the poor households at the town of Luoxiang, to improve their living conditions and prepare them for the coming winter.

 

Mr. Wang Xindong, Secretary General of the Liaison Office of the Central People's Government in the Macau SAR said, “MGM adheres its loyalty to both the country and Macau. This donation truly emphasizes MGM’s dedication on fulfilling its corporate social responsibilities, which also indicates the Company’s heartfelt support towards national development. Supporting poverty alleviation is of everyone’s responsibility, and we believe that this donation by MGM is going to generate a positive impact to our society.”  

 

Ms. Pansy Ho, Co-Chairperson & Executive Director of MGM China Holdings Limited said, “Being one of the representative enterprises in Macau, MGM always devotes full support to all national poverty alleviation initiatives. We are extremely honored to take part in this poverty relief project initiated by the government of Macau SAR and the Liaison Office of the Central People's Government in the Macau SAR. With the principle of ‘Fulfilling the Needs of Congjiang with Strengths of Macau’, MGM will continue to cultivate collaborations with Congjiang on aspects of tourism, culture, industries and talent development in order to promote mutual growth. We will also help spearhead Macau’s efforts to support this meaningful work of national poverty alleviation.”

 

 

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About MGM

 

MGM is an abbreviation for MGM China Holdings Limited (HKEx: 2282) and is a leading developer, owner and operator of gaming and lodging resorts in the Greater China region. We are the holding company of MGM Grand Paradise, SA which holds one of the six gaming concessions/subconcessions to run casino games in Macau. MGM Grand Paradise, SA owns and operates MGM MACAU, the award-winning premium integrated resort located on the Macau Peninsula and MGM COTAI, a contemporary luxury integrated resort in Cotai, which opened in early 2018 and more than doubles our presence in Macau. 

 

MGM MACAU is a Forbes Five-Star luxury integrated resort inspired by the arts with every element of the resort infused with creativity and style. MGM MACAU has approximately 600 guest rooms and suites and boasts a number of distinguishing features, including the architecturally stunning European-inspired Grande Praça, housed under a soaring glass ceiling. MGM MACAU’s world class facilities include the MGM Art Space, dedicating over 5,000 square feet to display authentic works of art, conference and event facilities, spa, and seven signature restaurants and bars to fulfill any gastronomic craving. Our property is conveniently located on the Macau Peninsula and is directly connected to the luxury retail shopping complex, One Central.

 

MGM COTAI is the latest integrated resort of MGM in China. Designed as the “jewelry box” of Cotai, it offers approximately 1,400 hotel rooms and suites, Asia’s first dynamic theater, meeting space, high end spa, retail offerings and food and beverage outlets as well as the first international Mansion at MGM for the ultimate luxury experience. The Spectacle at MGM COTAI becomes the record holder of the largest free-span gridshell glazed roof (self-supporting) on January 19, 2019, making it the first architectural and structural GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ title for Macau, China. MGM COTAI is being developed to drive greater product diversification and bring more advanced and innovative forms of entertainment to Macau as it grows as a global tourist destination. MGM COTAI is the largest property and the first mega-size complex project in Macau to achieve the China Green Building Design Label Three-Star Certification.

 

MGM China Holdings Limited is majority owned by MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM), one of the world's leading global hospitality companies, operating a portfolio of destination resort brands including Bellagio, MGM Grand, Mandalay Bay and The Mirage. 

 

 

For media enquiries, please contact:    

 

Jessie Kuan

Director of Public Relations

MGM

Tel: (853) 8806 3412

Email: jessiekuan@mgm.mo

 

Karen Lam

Public Relations Manager

MGM

Tel: (853) 8806 3421

Email: karenlam@mgm.mo