Bankers donate blankets to PM’s relief fund

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PV Desk : Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today appreciated the role of private sector in country’s economic development saying her government is always promoting the sector.

The prime minister said this while receiving blankets from the representatives of different commercial banks of private sector at a function held at the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) in the capital today. PM’s press secretary Ihsanul Karim said 33 commercial banks have donated about 18 lakh pieces of blankets to PM’s relief and welfare fund for distribution among poor cold-stricken people.

Thanking bankers for the donation she asked officials concerned to distribute the quilts among poor people in country’s northern region,
Rohingyas and poor people in Cox’s Bazar district.

Sheikh Hasina said her government has attached importance to development of rural areas aimed at generating employment opportunities there.