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Pathao partners with Bakeman’s Covid-19 response campaign

  • Staff Correspondent
  • 18 July, 2021 12:00 AM
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Pathao partners with Bakeman’s Covid-19 response campaign

Pathao has collaborated with Bakeman’s, a premium biscuit brand of Akij Bakers Limited, in the latter’s ‘Corona Warriors’ campaign to tackle the surge in Covid-19 infections.

Under the campaign, ambulance services will be provided to transport Covid-19 infected citizens in Dhaka to all hospitals completely free of charge, said a press release.

The service will be accessible through Pathao Health and also from appcard on Pathao app's homepage.

State Minister for Social Welfare Ashraf Ali Khan Khasru inaugurated the free ambulance service. Brig Gen Jamil Ahmed, director of Kurmitola General Hospital, Brig Gen Najmul Haque, director of Dhaka Medical College Hospital, Fahim Ahmed, president of Pathao and Sk Jamil Uddin, director of Akij Bakers, were also present. During these dire circumstances for the country, the private sector must come forward to take steps in the interest of humanity, alongside the government, said Ashraf Ali Khan Khasru, State Minister of Social Welfare.