‘All sectors get PM’s assistance during COVID-19’
Published: 07:28 PM, 19 October 2020
Awami League Advisory council member Tofail Ahmed said Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has given assistance to all sectors during the coronavirus pandemic.
He made the remarks in a video conference as the chief guest while distributing Prime Minister’s special financial assistance cheque to 75 journalists on Monday.
Tofail Ahmed said, “Common people including poor, even Imam and muazzin of the mosques were not excluded from the support provided by the Prime Minister during the onslaught of the COVID-19.”
There is no such a place where the Prime Minister does not enhance support, adding that even the journalists also get the support from the PM, he added.
Regarding the per capita income, Tofail Ahmed said, “Our per capita income is now more than India which was more than us but now has been dropped due to the pandemic, it has possible due to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.”
The veteran politician also said, “We had handed over the Awami League flag to Sheikh Hasina in 1981 and she has been leading the party since then with utmost honesty and integrity. She has turned the country into a dignified state.”
Bhola Press Club General Secretary Amitabh Roy Apu moderated the function in which the Awami League leader distributed around Taka 7.50 lakh among 75 journalists.