DHAKA: All-rounder Shakib Al Hasan has urged the affluent people to help the country's poor people survive in the coronavirus crisis.
He made the plea coming live in the Facebook page of ‘The Shakib Al Hasan Foundation’ on Friday evening.
He called upon the rich to stand by the poor individually or through his charity foundation in this crucial situation by donating to ‘The Shakib Al Hasan Foundation’ (www.sahfbd.com).
Shakib's foundation will provide the poor with food and PPE to frontline fighters including doctors, nurses and other supporting staff.
His foundation has already started functioning in a banner of "Mission Save Bangladesh" to support the destitute of Bangladesh.
The all-rounder also urged his fans, followers and fellow Bangladeshis to be aware about coronavirus and to follow the guidelines of the government and the World Health Organisation (WHO) to protect themselves from getting infected with the virus.
Shakib Al Hasan is now staying in the USA with his family and he is going to be blessed with his 2nd baby shortly.
BDST: 1249 HRS, APR 18, 2020