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Bashundhara Foundation disburses Tk 40 lakh interest-free loan in B’baria

  • Staff Correspondent
  • 9th November, 2022 10:58:41 PM
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Bashundhara Foundation handed out interest-free loan worth Tk 40 lakh among 341 poor and destitute people at Banchharampur upazila in Brahmanbaria.

A non-profit and social development platform of the largest business conglomerate Bashundhara Group, the Foundation is engaged in extending support for economic emancipation of the ultra-poor people.

The 63rd loan distribution programme was held on the premises of the central office of Bashundhara Foundation in the district on Saturday.

A total of 146 people received Tk 10,000 each in the first phase; 154 got Tk 12,500 each in the second phase; and 41 received Tk 15,000 each in the third phase.

Eminent writer and Director of East West Media Group Limited Imdadul Haq Milan attended the programme as the chief guest while Bashundhara Group’s Adviser and East West Media Group Ltd (EWMGL) Publisher Maynal Hossain Chowdhury presided over it.

Speaking on the occasion, Imdadul Haq Milan said, “Bashundhara Group works for the welfare of the country and its people. The largest business conglomerate lends a helping hand to the distressed people at any critical time. It distributes food among the poor on every Friday.”

Speaking on the occasion, Maynal Hossain Chowdhury said, “Bashundhara Group Chairman Ahmed Akbar Sobhan would like to make insolvent people solvent by providing interest-free loan. The largest business conglomerate has set a rare example by providing interest-free loan.”

Bashundhara Foundation Manager Mosharraf Hossain, DGM Md Maymun Kabir, Kaler Kantho’s Shuvo Sangha Director Zakaria Jaman and Banchharampur Govt College teacher Md Chan Mia Sarker were present at the event.