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2 lakh blankets donated to PM’s Relief Fund

Sunday 15 November, 2015 12:00:00 am

United News

Dhaka, Nov 14 (UNB) - Two private banks and one financial institution on Saturday donated two lakh pieces of blanket to the Prime Minister's Relief and Welfare Fund for the cold-hit people of the country.


Chairmen and senior officials of the banks and financial institution handed over the blankets to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at Ganobhaban in the evening, PM's Deputy Press Secretary Ashraful Alam Khokan told UNB.


Of the total blankets, he said, Union Bank Ltd donated one lakh pieces, while NRB Global Bank Ltd and Reliance Finance Ltd each donated 50,000 pieces.


Receiving the blankets, the Prime Minister thanked the authorities of the two banks and Reliance Finance Ltd for coming forward to the help of the distressed humanity.


Union Bank Ltd Chairman Saiful Alam Masud, NRB Global Bank Ltd Chairman Nizam Chowdhury as well senior officials of the two banks and Reliance Finance Ltd were present.