State Electric Company (STELCO) is set to sponsor hajj and umrah pilgrimages for four of its employees this year.
The four employees were selected in a lucky draw held in a ceremony held at Kudagiri on Thursday night.
According to STELCO, 118 employees had qualified for sponsorship for hajj; 96 male employees and 22 female employees. Meanwhile, 318 had qualified for sponsorship for umrah; 262 male employees and 56 female employees.
STELCO had picked a male and female employee for hajj and umrah each.
The employees who won the hajj trip are; Abdulla Shareef - who works at the transmission and distribution department, and Khadeeja Thaufeeq – who works at the finance department.
The employees who won the umrah trip are; Shahul Hameed – who works at the service center, and Fathimath Rizna – who works at the procurement department.
STELCO had held the lucky draw for the hajj trip among employees who served the company for at least 15 years, and for the umrah trip among employees who served the company for at least five years.