Modele Group is also lending a helping hand to the community in Narayanganj, allocating Tk1.5 crore for food aid
The fight against the Covid-19 pandemic hasn’t stopped Modele Group from sharing the joys of the season with the heroes of the 1971 Liberation War.
The RMG exporter and manufacturer has distributed gift hampers among 1,750 freedom fighters in Narayanganj ahead of Eid-ul-Fitr, as a small effort to fulfill their duties towards the heroes who fought the nine-month war to bring freedom to the country.
Gift hampers for 1,750 freedom fighters were handed over at Narayanganj District Muktijoddha Shangshad Complex on Thursday.
Modele Group Managing Director Masuduzzaman said: “I belong to a family of freedom fighters and their contributions to the nation can never be forgotten.
“The generation of freedom fighters is now elderly and just as we are standing beside the workers and people of Narayanganj, we have made a small effort to be there for the nation’s heroes through this small token before Eid,” he added.
Muktijoddha Shangshad Deputy Commander Advocate Nurul Huda who was present during the ceremony and accepted the gifts on behalf of the freedom fighters said: “Modele Group’s initiative to distribute gift hampers among the freedom fighters in the district is truly praiseworthy.”
The gift hamper includes 5kg miniket rice, 2kg basmati rice, kg lentil, 1kg chickpea (chola), 1kg cooking oil, 400 grams vermicelli, 2kg potatoes, 1kg onion and one soap.
Eid hampers gifted to the freedom fighters by Modele Group on Thursday, May 21, 2020Courtesy
Modele Group General Manager (Admin, HR, Compliance) Arup Kumar Shaha, GM (Development) Moniruzzaman Sarker and Admin Officer Tariqul Islam handed over the presents to District and Sadar Upazila Commander Shahjahan Bhuiyan Julhash.
Modele Group has also lent a helping hand to the community in Narayanganj, allocating Tk1.5 crore for food aid including rice, lentil, potatoes, cooking oil, onion, soap and other essentials to 15,000 families.
They also stepped forward to stand beside the frontline doctors and health workers during the coronavirus crisis.
Tk1.5 crore worth of PPE, surgical masks, thermometer, goggles, protective shields and hand gloves have been distributed to various healthcare organizations on Narayanganj with the help of the local administration and representatives.