Banglalink will circulate relief among 14,500 affected family units amid the continuous COVID-19 outbreak in the nation. With this intention, the telecom giant is collaborating with Bangladesh Sena Kalyan Sangstha and Bangladesh Army.
Furthermore, every recipient will get 5 kg of rice, 1 kg beat, 1-liter oil, 0.5 kg semolina. Also, 1 kg sugar, 1 kg salt, and 2 bars of soap from Banglalink.
Experts’ Opinion Over The Relief Distribution
Mustafa Jabbar, Honorable Minister, Post, and Telecommunication Division, Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh said “Alongside furnishing a large number of people with continuous telecom administrations during this period, Banglalink has approached to help the most seriously influenced networks in the nation. All the measures Banglalink has taken since the start of the outbreak are extremely admirable. I trust they will keep on serving the individuals with such relief work in the future too.”
Meanwhile, Major General Sajjadul Haque, Chairman of Sena Kalyan Sangstha said “We are truly satisfied to see Banglalink’s duty to serve the individuals of this nation in this crucial time. Moreover, the disadvantaged communities need our backings to beat the current emergency and return to the regular course of life. I immovably accept that through such community-oriented relief efforts we will have the option to handle the overarching difficulties effectively.”
Further, Erik Aas, CEO of Banglalink stated, ” We are taking into account the financial repercussions of the ongoing COVID-19 episode. Therefore, we have approached to broaden our assistance towards the communities. Besides we are a socially responsible corporate organization. Hence, it is our responsibility to make efforts for ensuring their social security in this difficult time. Besides, I want to say thanks to Bangladesh Sena Kalyan Shangstha and Bangladesh Army for being with us in this relief activity. In the long run, I expect that we all stay safe and escape the emergency together.”
In addition to distributing the relief, Banglalink has taken several initiatives to combat the COVID-19 crisis in the country. For Instance, they announced toll-free hotline numbers for Banglalink subscribers.