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Summit donates Tk 3 crore to fight coronavirus

Staff Correspondent | Published: 23:20, Mar 30,2020

 
 

Summit Group vice-chairman Md Farid Khan hands over a cheque of Tk 3 crore to prime minister’s principal secretary Ahmad Kaikaus for the people living hand-to-mouth so that they can survive during the coronavirus emergency. — Press release

Summit Group on Monday donated Tk 3 crore to the Prime Minister Relief and Welfare Fund for the people living hand-to-mouth to ensure their survival during the coronavirus emergency situation. 

Prime minister’s principal secretary Ahmad Kaikaus received the donation from Summit Group vice-chairman Md Farid Khan at the prime minister’s office in the capital, said a press release.

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina participated in the programme through videoconferencing from Ganabhaban. The prime minister thanked the group for the donation.

Earlier, Summit Group donated 5 thermal scanners for the country’s international airports and prime minister’s office to fight COVID-19, the release added.

The group will also donate China-made two thousand personal protective equipment and thirty thousand masks.     

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