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PKSF plays vital role for sustainable development: Muhith

DHAKA- The Palli Karma-Sahayak Foundation (PKSF) through its various innovative activities has been playing a vital role for the country's sustainable development, said Finance Minister AMA Muhith here today.

"The organisation is working for improving the living standard of senior citizen and playing a vital role to sustain the development through this kind of innovative activities," he said while addressing as the chief guest a seminar on the improvement of the living standard of senior citizen titled "Rangia Dao."

PKSF Chairman Dr Kazi Kholiquzzaman Ahmad presided over the seminar.

The finance minister said the activities for senior citizen would not be kept limited within the organization, rather it would have influence on the personal life. PKSF is implementing various programs to improve the living standard of senior citizen as part of the organization's multidimensional activities. Under the programme, PKSF is providing necessary supports, including establishment of social center, allowance for senior citizen, forming special savings and pension scheme, to the 31,807 senior citizens of 20 unions in the country from 2016.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)