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PM receives blankets from BAB for cold stricken people

Bangladesh Association of Banks (BAB) has donated blankets to Prime Minister's Relief Fund for the cold stricken people of the country.

President of the Association, Md Nazrul Islam Mazumder and chief executives of the banks handed over the blankets to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at her office today.

Prime Minister's Press Secretary Ihsanul Karim said receiving the blankets the Prime Minister thanked the bank owners for coming forward for the cause of humanity.

She also thanked them for responding to her requests whenever she made to stand beside the distressed people.

Sheikh Hasina said the private banks are contributing a lot in the

development of Bangladesh.

The premier said the government has already started distribution of

blankets among the poor in cold stricken areas. She expressed determination to reach the blankets to the cold stricken people in the remote areas of the country.

Among others, Principal Secretary to the Prime Minister Dr Kamal Abdul Naser Chowdhury and senior officials of different private banks were present.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)