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Huawei comes forward to aid flood-hit people

  • Staff Correspondent
  • 29 August, 2021 12:00 AM
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Huawei Technologies Limited has come forward with relief materials for the flood-affected people in Netrokona.

A relief distribution event was arranged to this end there in the presence of the local Chairman, UNO, and also the virtual presence of Posts and Telecommunications Division’s Minister, Deputy Commissioner of Netrokona, and CEO of Huawei Technologies (Bangladesh) Limited, said a press release.

Huawei extends its hands forward to help the people in need. In the wake of recent floods, Huawei has distributed relief items among the needy and flood-affected people in Netrokona district on Saturday, as part of its recent initiative ‘In Bangladesh, For Bangladesh – Here For You.

Around 2,000 helpless families have received a good amount of essential items such as rice, red lentils, potatoes, oral saline, sugar, flour and others.

Posts and Telecommunications Division’s Minister Mustafa Jabbar graced the occasion with his presence as the chief guest. Zhang Zhengjun, CEO, Huawei Technologies (Bangladesh) Limited, Kazi Md Abdur Rahman, Deputy Commissioner, Sumon Chakraborty, Chairman, and AHM Ariful Islam, UNO, Khaliajuri, Netrokona were present at the event.

Speaking on the occasion, Mustafa Jabbar, Minister, Posts and Telecommunications Division, said, “First of all, I thank Huawei and welcome their efforts to contribute to the development of the country’s telecommunications sector. We are on the path of building a Digital Bangladesh, and digital connectivity is the backbone of Digital Bangladesh. We are grateful to Huawei as they are helping us to build Digital Bangladesh and the digital highway.”

Huawei has recently launched an initiative, ‘In Bangladesh, For Bangladesh,’ to contribute to the welfare of the people of Bangladesh. Under this initiative, digital educational devices and health care equipment were given to Obhizatrik school at the beginning of this month