Army provides foodstuffs to 250 families in Rajshahi


RAJSHAHI, May 22, 2020 (BSS)- Bangladesh Army has provided foodstuffs to
250 destitute and other helpless families aimed at easing their livelihood
related hardships being caused by the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic.

Each of the families were given a food package containing 10 kilograms of
rice, four kilograms of flour, two kilograms of sugar and edible oil each,
one kilogram of pulse and 500 grams of vermicelli, powder milk and tea-leaf

On behalf the Commander-in-Chief of Bangladesh Army as his Eid-greetings,
Bangladesh Infantry Regimental Centre (BIRC) here distributed the
humanitarian assistance at T-groin area in the city through maintaining
social distancing and other protecting measures to stem the virus spreading.

“We will provide the foodstuffs like humanitarian assistance to around 750
more jobless families in the poverty pockets under the present food
distribution programme within near future,” said Lt Col Fakhrul Islam
Chowdhury, Senior Instructor of BIRC.