Bashundhara Group provides 50,000 masks for DMP

Staff Correspondent

7th April, 2020 12:05:59 printer

Bashundhara Group provides 50,000 masks for DMP


Bashundhara Group has continued support for law enforcement agencies as the country’s leading business conglomerate has provided 50,000 face masks for Dhaka Metropolitan Police to tackle the coronavirus situation.

Bashundhara Group Managing Director Sayem Sobhan Anvir handed over the safety kits to DMP Commissioner Md Shafiqul Islam at the latter’s office in the capital on Tuesday.

Bashundhara Group has stood by the people and the government agencies which are playing a frontline role in combating the coronavirus outbreak in the country.

As part of the corporate social responsibility, Bashundhara Group is going to set up the country’s largest 5,000-bed hospital for corona patients. Necessary work to set up the hospital is underway.

Bashundhara Group has also donated Tk 100 million to the Prime Minister’s Relief Fund.

Earlier on Monday, Bashundhara Group Managing Director Sayem Sobhan Anvir and Vice-Chairman Safwan Sobhan Tasvir handed over 50,000 masks and 1,400 packets of food items to RAB Director General Benazir Ahmed at RAB headquarters in the capital.

The company also handed over 50,000 face masks, 500 PPE and 700 packets of food items to Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Aurangzeb Chowdhury at the Navy headquarters in the capital on Sunday.

On Saturday, Bashundhara Group provided 25,000 face masks for DMP Traffic Division (North) to help protect its members from the deadly coronavirus.

Last week, Bashundhara Group handed over 1,000 PPE and 50,000 face masks to the Directorate General of Medical Service (DGMS).

The physicians, nurses and other employees of the DGMS need the PPE for discharging professional duties.

Bashundhara Group is also continuing distribution of relief items among the distressed people across the country.