550 workless people get food in Khulna

Our Correspondent

25 June, 2021 12:00 AM printer

KHULNA: As part of the instant humanitarian support programme by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to mitigate the economic hardship caused by coronavirus situation during lockdown, the local administration has distributed food items among 550 workless people in the city’s Shaheed Hadis Park premises on Thursday.

General Secretary of Khulna city unit Awami League MDA Babul Rana distributed rice, pulses, potato and vegetables among 550 shop employees, saloon workers and poor women as the chief guest maintaining social distance.

With Khulna Additional Deputy Commissioner Md Sadekur Rahman (Education and ICT) in the chair, Joint Director of Labour Mizanur Rahman, among others, attended the function.

Babul Rana urged the people to avoid gathering and remain at homes for maintaining social distancing and properly abide by the health directives of the government to prevent community transmission of corona.