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PM receives donations for relief fund

DHAKA, Sept 13, 2017 (BSS) - Different ministries, educational institutions and private organizations today gave donations to the Prime Minister's Relief and Welfare Fund.

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina received cheques for the donations at her Jatiya Sangsad office here this evening, said PM's Press Secretary Ihsanul Karim.

The Ministry of LGRD and Cooperatives and the Ministry of Civil Aviation and Tourism donated one day's salary of their officials and employees to the fund.

LGRD and Cooperatives Minister Engineer Khandakar Mosharraf Hossain and Civil Aviation and Tourism Minister Rashed Khan Menon handed over the cheques to the prime minister on behalf of their respective ministries.

Secretaries of the ministries concerned were present on the occasion.

Besides, Chittagong University and Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Agriculture University donated one day's salary of their teachers, officials and employees to the fund.

Chittagong University (CU) Vice-Chancellor Professor Dr Iftekhar Uddin Chowdhury and Pro-Vice-Chancellor Professor Dr Shirin Akhtar, and Professor Md Giasuddin Mian, Prof Dr Jalal Uddin Ahmed and Prof Dr Md Kamruzzaman of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Agriculture University handed over cheques to the premier on behalf of their universities.

On behalf of Intraco Group, its Managing Director Mohammad Riyad Ali handed over a cheque for donation to Sheikh Hasina.