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Coast Guard DG distributes winter clothes among fishermen

Staff Correspondent     17th January, 2019 10:08:43 printer

Coast Guard DG distributes winter clothes among fishermen

A family member of a fisherman receives warm clothes from Director General of Bangladesh Coast Guard Rear Admiral Aurangzeb Chowdhury in Chandpur on Thursday. — sun photo

Bangladesh Coast Guard Director General Rear Admiral Aurangzeb Chowdhury handed out warm clothes and life jackets among impoverished and helpless marginal fishermen in Chandpur on Thursday.

In his speech, Aurangzeb Chowdhury said on the instruction of the Prime Minister and with the intense cooperation of the Ministry of Home, Bangladesh Coast Guard has been distributing winter clothes and life jackets among destitute fishermen in the coastal areas on a regular basis in order to ensure their safety.

Coast Guard Family Welfare Association President Dr Afroza Gani was also present on the occasion.

Over the last few years, Bangladesh Coast Guard is trying to ensure safety for fishermen both in the country’s internal river side and the sea. As part of the effort to ensure safety, Bangladesh Coast Guard arrested 174 robbers in 2018.


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