Sunday, 26 September, 2021
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RMP distributes relief to 350 more poor people

RAJSHAHI: Rajshahi Metropolitan Police (RMP) has provided humanitarian aid to 350 more poor people aimed at ensuring their food security amid the nationwide lockdown caused by corona pandemic. 

RMP Commissioner Abu Kalam Siddique accompanied by Additional Commissioners Suzayet Islam and Mazid Ali and Deputy Commissioner Sazid Hossain distributed the relief materials.

With the direction of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, each of the underprivileged people was given a 24.5-kilogramme food package containing rice, flour, potato, salt and edible oil so that they can meet their food demand.

As part of its continuous humanitarian aid, the RMP authorities distributed the food items at Police lines playground in the city on Thursday afternoon through maintaining health rules to contain corona spread.

Speaking on the occasion, Abu Kalam Siddique urged other government, non-government and volunteer organizations to remain by the worst-affected people amid the pandemic.

He said the present government under the dynamic and visionary leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has been working relentlessly to support the hand-to-mouth people during the global pandemic.

Siddique said all the worst-affected people are being brought under humanitarian support so that they can lead their life through mitigating their financial constraint caused by the pandemic.

He, however, urged the people to follow health rules strictly to contain the spread of the deadly virus.