Letters to the editor: A magnanimous gesture

August 25, 2019

This refers to the report ‘Residents install water coolers outside their houses to help those grappling with heat’ (Muscat Daily, page 3, August 25).

A very generous way of looking at things around, especially when temperature is soaring high, is how humans and other species face extreme heat. People who work outside under the sun are the direct victims of heat and realising their suffering is really a great humanitarian act.

Fatmah al Naamani and Shamsa Hamad’s inspirational initiative to install water coolers help many people who are silently suffering from the heat. The little investment is a magnanimous gesture and provides huge relief to the people. It would be good if social organisations and corporates come up with similar initiatives.

Ramachandran Nair
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