‘The prime minister sent the gifts from her private fund to spread the joy of Eid’
Children of Tungipara Sheikh Russel Distressed Children Training and Rehabilitation Centre received gifts from Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina ahead of Eid-ul-Fitr.
Prime minister’s Assignment Officer Shamim Mushfiq distributed the gifts among 300 children on Friday morning.
Shamim said: "The prime minister sent the gifts from her private fund to spread the joy of Eid. We distributed gifts to the employees of this centre and Sheikh Jamal Youth Training Centre as well."
Having received the Eid gifts, Mim, Chadni, Kulsum, and Sharmin expressed their joy and said: “Every year the prime minister presents us with Eid dresses. We always wear the dress on Eid-day and pray for her good health and prosperity.”
An official of Gopalganj Social Services office Samir Mallik said: "It is a generous initiative from the prime minister. These gifts spread the festivity of Eid among the children."
Acting President of Tungipara Upazila Awami League unit, Ilias Hossain, Upazila Chairman Solaiman Biswas, Deputy Director of Gopalganj District Social Welfare Office Samir Mallik, were also present at the event.