Govt facing flood situation efficiently: Rabbi


GAIBANDHA, Aug 18, 2017 (BSS) – Deputy Speaker of the Jatiya Sangshad Advocate Fazle Rabbi Miah yesterday said the government led by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina was facing flood situation across the country efficiently standing beside flood victims.

“Not a single flood-affected person will remain without food and each flood victim will get relief materials from the government to mitigate their sufferings as sufficient food grains are in stocks of the government”, he said.

Deputy Speaker Advocate Fazle Rabbi Miah said this while distributing packets of relief materials among the flood victims of North Khatiamari, South Khatiamari, Bazefulchhari, and Fazlupur chars under Fulchhari upazila in the district yesterday as the chief guest.

The deputy speaker handed over the packets of relief materials among 5,000 flood affected people of the chars in different spots and each of the packets contained rice, dal, chira, muri, and sugar.

A team of Bangladesh Army led by Lieutenant Colonel Mizanur Rahman Sikder also assisted district administration to distribute the packets of relief materials among the flood-hit people properly.

Receiving the relief materials, the flood-affected people expressed their gratitude to the government.

Deputy Commissioner Gautam Chandra Pal, Superintendent of Police M Mashrukur Rahman Khaled, Major Mehedi, Captain Kamrul, Upazila Parishad Chairman Habibur Rahman and Upazila Nirbahi Officer Abdul Halim Tolstoy accompanied the deputy speaker during the visit.