Distribution of food among destitute will continue: Tajul
DHAKA, March 30, 2020 (BSS) – LGRD and Cooperatives Minister Md Tazul Islam today said the government bodies are making different efforts to continue providing daily necessaries to poor and destitute people during the prevailing crisis triggered by the deadly coronavirus outbreak.
He said this while talking to journalists after visiting food distribution programme of Dhaka WASA at Mirpur Kalyanpur Porabasti area here.
“We are working from our respective positions to provide daily necessaries to poor and destitute people,” he said.
He said foods were distributed to 2,300 families in the city including 150 families in Porabasti area today.
“We are continuing our efforts to provide food items to poor people across the country through city corporations, municipalities and local government bodies,” he said.
The minister said that the programme’s extent and number of beneficiaries will be increased in phases.