Coronavirus Fallout

FBCCI to provide health safety equipment

Special Correspondent

30 March, 2020 12:00 AM printer

The Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FBCCI) stepped in to provide healthcare professionals and other essential service workers with personal health safety equipment to help fight against covid-19 popularly known as coronavirus, said a press release on Sunday.

In a letter to its all the chambers and other association members of the apex business body, FBCCI President Sheikh Fazle Fahim on Sunday said it was importing PPE and other necessary safety equipment as part of a series of efforts to help the physicians, nurses and other essential service workers in the battle against the deadly virus.

Fahim also urged all the chambers and other member organisations to come forward and work in coordination with local administration for ensuring a balanced distribution. 

“FBCCI consignment is on the way, it will arrive as early as end of this month. Or directors have formed support fund and our efforts will continue in coordination with the government. Many individuals and companies have extended their support to our initiatives,” Fahim said in the statement.