Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has donated Tk 10 crore for the poor patients of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU).
She donated the amount to “BSMMU Oti Daridra Rogi Kalyan Tahabil”, a fund meant for the very poor patients, at a function at her official Ganabhaban residence in the city on Thursday morning.
BSMMU Vice-Chancellor Professor Dr Kanak Kanti Barua received a cheque for Tk 10 crore from Sheikh Hasina.
Other senior officials of the university were also present on the occasion.
At the function, the prime minister also gave financial assistance of Tk 2.15 crore to 14 individuals, including noted film actor Prabir Mitra, film actress and dancer Nutan and folk song ‘Samrat’ (king) Abdul Kuddus Boyati.