August 5, 2021, 11:17 pm
Jasim Uddin, Mongla:Food items of the Prime Minister’s Eid gift have been distributed among about five and a half thousand families of Mongla, who are facing food crisis due to jobless situation. These food items were distributed through Mongla Pot Municipality from 15th July to 19th July.According to Mongla Municipality sources, on the occasion of Holy Ud-ul-Azha, rice was distributed at the rate of 10 kg to 4,621 families in nine wards of Mongla Municipality under the VGF program to the extremely poor, helpless and destitute families.
Besides, rice assistance has been provided to more than one thousand helpless families including van-rickshaw drivers, boatmen, traders, day laborers, barbers and cobblers. Mayor of Mongla Pot Municipality Bir Muktijoddha Sheikh Abdur Rahman went to each ward and handed over the food items to the distressed people with his own hands.
Mayor of Mongla Municipality Bir Muktijoddha Sheikh Abdur Rahman said, 5621 families have been brought under food assistance in Mongla Municipality area by the Hon’ble Prime Minister. In addition, as per the government guidelines, home quarantine, supply of necessary food and medicine and provision of oxygen services to the people affected by Kovid-19 have been continued by the municipalityThe mayor further said that he has requested all the citizens to contact the mayor on his personal mobile number 01711342248 for any help in case of any problem.