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Insurance sector contributing to national economy: Ashiqur

RANGPUR, March 04, 2018 (BSS) - The country's boosting insurance sector is significantly contributing to the national economy, infrastructural development, cutting unemployment side by side with enhancing the Gross Domestic Product (GDP).

Chairman of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on the Public Administration Ministry HN Ashiqur Rahman said this at a rally held on Mithapukur College ground in Mithapukur upazila town here on Saturday as the chief guest.

Fareast Islami Life Insurance Company Limited (FILICL) organised the divisional rally for distribution of cheques of Taka 28-crore as death claims and on completion of insurance period among its clients of all eight districts under Rangpur division.

Vice-chancellor of begum Rokeya University Professor Dr Nazmul Ahsan Kalimullah, Member of the Insurance Development and Regulatory Authority (IDRA) Gokul Chand Das and Chief Executive officer of FILICL Hemayet Ullah addressed as special guests.

With Chairman of FILICL Nazrul Islam in the chair, Rangpur Zila Parishad Chairman Advocate Chhafia Khanom, Member of the Board of Directors of Bangladesh Red Crescent Society Rehana Ashikur Rahman, also spoke on the occasion.

Ashiqur Rahman said more steps should be taken to popularise the insurance companies for further strengthening the national economy.

"Side by side with standing beside the people during all kinds of risks and contributing to the national economy, the insurance companies are also extending assistance to affected citizens during natural disasters," Ashiqur added.

Nazrul Islam said the FILICL has so far created jobs for five-lakh people and become one of the best insurance companies in the country through rendering sincere services with utmost honesty.