DHAKA: Bashundhara Group has provided Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) with 25,000 masks for traffic police to tackle the coronavirus situation.
Bashundhara Group Managing Director Sayem Sobhan Anvir and Vice Chairman Safwan Sobhan Tasvir handed over the safety kits to Deputy Commissioner of DMP North Traffic Division Saiful Haque on Saturday (April 4) morning.
Saiful Haque said traffic police are working round the clock amid the coronavirus outbreak in ensuring social distance and maintaining traffic safety on roads. The masks given by Bashundhara Group will help the law enforcers a lot during the crisis, he added.
Bashundhara Group MD Sayem Sobhan Anvir said traffic police are working hard to maintain traffic safety on roads with serious risk of coronavirus. Today we are happy to provide the traffic police masks as the Bashundhara Group is always ready to provide any assistance to the police, he added.
Earlier on Wednesday, Bashundhara Group (BG) gave 1,000 PPE and 50,000 masks to Directorate General of Medical Service (DGMS).
As part of corporate social responsibility, Bashundhara Group is going to establish a 5,000-bed hospital for treatment of corona patients.
The group has also donated Tk 100 million (10 crore) to the Prime Minister’s Relief Fund.
Necessary work to establish the hospital is underway as Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina accepted the proposal of Bashundhara Group.
The 12th Engineer Battalion of Bangladesh Army and officials of the health ministry have already visited the site of the hospital and expressed satisfaction with the facilities.
BDST: 1435 HRS, APR 04, 2020