State Minister for Shipping Khalid Mahmud Chowdhury said Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has resolved the food crisis created amid coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, by providing relief assistance for more than two months.
“As she (the premier) has feelings for her people, she resolved the food crisis by distributing relief for more than two months,” he said while visiting various areas affected by the monsoon in Bochaganj of Dinajpur.The state minister provided financial assistance to the affected families there.
There is no food crisis in the country now, Khalid said, adding that the premier also controlled coronavirus infection as much as possible despite having limitations and for that reason, the situation in the country is not worrying till now.
Under the dynamic leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, the people of the country are currently living in peace, he added.
The state minister also visited the cyclone-hit areas of Ishania, Nafanagar and the damaged Salbagan union of Bochaganj upazila and provided financial assistance to the affected religious institutions there.
Upazila Nirbahi Officer (UNO) Fakhrul Hasan, Upazila Awami League (AL) General Secretary Afshar Ali, Municipal Mayor Abdus Sabur and local AL leaders were present during his visit.