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POST TIME: 6 April, 2020 11:46:14 PM / LAST MODIFIED: 6 April, 2020 11:46:29 PM
Fisheries Ministry donates Tk 1.11 crore to PM Fund
BSS, Dhaka

Fisheries Ministry donates Tk 1.11 crore to PM Fund

The officials and employees of different departments and agencies under the Fisheries and Livestock Ministry donated Taka 1.11 crore to the Prime Minister’s Relief and Welfare Fund in support to the government’s fight against the deadly coronavirus in the country. Fisheries and Livestock Minister SM Rezaul Karim handed over a cheque for Taka 1.11 crore to Prime Minister’s Principal Secretary Dr Ahmad Kaikaus at the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) yesterday (Sunday) evening, said a ministry press release here yesterday.

Fisheries and Livestock secretary Rawnak Mahmud was present on the occasion.Taking part in the cheque hand-over ceremony through a videoconference from her official residence Ganabhaban, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina thanked the officials and employees concerned for providing the donation for fighting coronavirus.

Speaking on the occasion, Fisheries and Livestock Minister Rezaul Karim said they were proud to provide the donation to the PM’s Relief and Welfare Fund in the ongoing coronavirus crisis.

“All should come forward in this crisis period of the nation. If we can work together, we would be able to cope with the global pandemic,” he added. The officials and employees of different departments and agencies under the ministry donated their salary of one day to the Prime Minister’s Relief and Welfare Fund.