Monday, October 21, 2019 | ePaper
PM donates Tk 13.65cr to different orgs, individuals
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday gave financial assistance of Taka 13.65 crore to different organisations and individuals including freedom fighters, cultural activists and sportsmen.
The prime minister handed over the cheques for the amount to them at her official Ganabhaban residence here this evening.
Sheikh Hasina donated Taka 10 crore to Anjuman-e-Mufidul Islam to build Anjuman J R Tower.
She also gave Taka one crore each to the Buddhist Religion Welfare Trust and Narail District Lawyers Welfare Fund.
The individuals who received donation from the premier included ailing singer and cancer patient Poly Saiyontani, National Film Award-recipient makeup artistes Kazi Harun and Abdur Rahman and ailing actor and enlisted artiste of Bangladesh Betar and Bangladesh Television Mohiuddin Bahar.
The prime minister also handed over appointment letter to Shaila Akhtar, wife of late Rashedunnabi Jewel, former convenor of Rangpur district Jubo League.