Liberation War Affairs Minister AKM Mozammel Haque on Thursday said freedom fighters would be given health services at a free of cost within next month.
"The Liberation War Ministry will allocate money for upazila, district and specialized hospitals in Dhaka city to provide health services to the freedom fighters," he told a rally at the Sujanagar upazila in the district, an official release said.
Local lawmaker Khandakar Azizul Haque, deputy commissioner Jasim Uddin, freedom fighters, leaders and activists of Pabna district unit of Awami League, among others, addressed the rally with Upazila Nirbahi Officer Sujit Debnath in the chair.
Mozammel said, "At present, freedom fighters are getting bonuses during both Eid-ul-Fitr and Eid-ul-Azha. The government is planning bonuses on the occasion of Victory Day, Independence Day and Pahela Baishakh."