The prime minister handed over the cheques to the recipients during a ceremony at her official residence Ganabhaban in Dhaka on Thursday morning
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina handed out financial assistance of Tk12.15 crore yesterday to 14 individuals and an organization, including noted film actor Prabir Mitra and actor, dancer Nutan.
The prime minister handed over the cheques to the recipients during a ceremony at her official residence Ganabhaban in Dhaka yesterday morning.
She gave Tk25 lakh to Prabir Mitra and Tk20 lakh each to Nutan and folk music legend Kuddus Boyati.
The prime minister also donated Tk10 crore to “Oti Daridra Rogi Kalyan Tahabil” (Ultra-Poor Patient Welfare Fund) of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University Hospital.
The others who received donation are: Zakaria Masud of Dhaka University residential area; Begum Kaniz Fatema Joli of New Eskaton, Dhaka; Subash Som, general manager of Abahani Ltd; Manjur Morshed Khan, journalist of Ekattor Television; Nilufa Begum, general secretary of Dhaka South Jubo Mohila League; Mosammat Shikha Begum of Sirajganj Sadar upazila; Syeda Fatema Siddika Ruby of Paba upazila in Rajshahi; Md Safiulla of Motijheel, Dhaka; Mosammat Poly Begum, wife of late Md Abdur Razzak, a former corporal of Army MP Unit; Begum Shahnaz Parveen of Ashkona, Dhaka; and Md Mojibur Rahman of Mohammadpur, Dhaka.