MG signs deal as SEA Games mobility partner
ABS-CBN Sports on Nov 19, 2019 03:49 PM
Morris Garages allocated 85 of its MG RX5 SUV units to be used in the 30th Southeast Asian Games.
Morris Garages signed a partnership deal with the organizers of the 30th Southeast Asian Games on Tuesday.
The company formally inked the memorandum of agreement with the Philippine Southeast Asian Games Organizing Committee (Phisgoc) and MediaPro Asia as the official mobility partner for the biennial meet that the country will host starting Nov. 30.
Present during the signing ceremony held at The Tent in Enderun in Taguig City were MG Philippines CEO and president Atty. Albero Arcilla and Phisgoc senior managing director Jojit Alcazar.
“We wanted to be able to support the Filipino athlete,” said Arcilla of the sponsorship program with the hashtag #DriveToWin. “We wanted to give them the support that they need, knowing that they will be representing our country.”
As part of the sponsorship, MG will release 85 units of MG RX5 -- a five-seater SUV –- which the PHISGOC will distribute in different clusters where the Games will be held.
“When we were approached by the organizers of the 30th Southeast Asian Games we were already very excited that we will be able to provide the mobility requirements not only the team members but the organizers and the participants,” added Arcilla.
Phisgoc will provide the service drivers and the fuel for the MG vehicles that will be available in the transport hubs in every clusters.
“Across 58 venues medyo challenging ang logistics and transpo. So ang mga ipapahiram na kotse ni MG malaking tulong para mai-transport natin ang ating mga delegates around four clusters in Subic, Clark, Manila and South Luzon,” said Alcazar.
The addition of MG’s sponsorship as mobility partner according to Alcazar will complement all the other transportation needs for the Games that will be participated by 11 countries and approximately 11,000 athletes and officials.