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Distressed women receive PM’s gift thru Nagad

  • Staff Correspondent
  • 9 August, 2021 12:00 AM
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Distressed women across the country received Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s gift through mobile financial service Nagad to mark the 91th birth anniversary celebration of Bangamata Sheikh Fazilatunnesa Mujib.

Ministry of Women and Children Affairs organised an event on Sunday at capital’s Osmani Memorial Auditorium where the Prime Minister joined virtually from Ganabhaban, said a press release.

Each beneficiary received Tk 2,000 from the Prime Minister where the fastest growing digital financial service Nagad bears the full cost and cash out charge. In this case, each distressed woman has received Tk 30 in addition to her Nagad account as a charge to cash out the sum.

Jatiyo Mohila Sangstha, a national women's organisation, under the Ministry of Women and Children Affairs has done all the work of determining and selecting the number of distressed women. The entire Nagad family is proud to be associated with such an impressive initiative on Bangamata’s birthday celebration, said Tanvir A Mishuk, Managing Director of Nagad. “Nagad have always been a people oriented company. Nagad has always partnered with the government in such projects.”

Nagad was the partner with the government last year in the same event to distribute gifts on the birth anniversary of Bangamata.