FBCCI's winter clothing distribution begins across the country
Peoples Time Desk
As part of its social responsibility, FBCCI, the apex trade body of Bangldesh, has started distributing winter clothes across the country among the cold-hit people. FBCCI President Md. Jashim Uddin inaugurated the distribution of winter clothes at the FBCCI office in Motijheel on Tuesday afternoon. The FBCCI president handed over the blankets to the poor madrasa students.
FBCCI President Md. Jashim Uddin said blankets have already been sent to 41 district Chamber of Commerce and Industry. 50,000 blankets will be distributed to alleviate the suffering of the cold stricken people. However, if there is more demand in a district, the FBCCI will provide extra blankets to the chamber of commerce and industry in that district. Besides blankets, sweaters will also be distributed.
Speaking as the chief guest, the FBCCI president called on everyone to adhere to the Covid health protocols and said that corona infection was on the rise again. During the first and second wave of Corona, FBCCI provided various medical equipments including masks, oxygen cylinders, concentrators in hospitals and health centers across the country. If the situation worsens, the same action will be taken again out of social responsibility. However, the FBCCI President hopes that with the joint cooperation of all, it will be possible to prevent corona infection by following health protocol.
FBCCI Senior Vice President Mostofa Azad Chowdhury Babu in his welcome speech, said that besides regular activities to promote trade and investment in the country, FBCCI has always been responsible to the society. As part of this, the FBCCI has decided to distribute winter clothes across the country to alleviate the suffering of the winter-hit people.
Panchagarh, Chapainawabganj, Sylhet, Gazipur, Gaibandha, Barisal, Rangpur District Chamber of Commerce and Industry and Bandarban Women's Chamber of Commerce and Industry virtually joined the inaugural ceremony. The Presidents of the different Chambers welcomed this noble initiative of the FBCCI.
Also present on the occasion were FBCCI Vice President Md. Amin Helaly, Salahuddin Alamgir, Md. Habib Ullah Dawn, M.A. Razzak Khan Raj and other directors, including Mohammed Bazlur Rahman, director-in-charge of the FBCCI's Standing Committee on Relief and Rehabilitation.