106 cultural activists, organisations get PM’s financial support in Khulna
KHULNA, Aug 2, 2021 (BSS) – Fifty cultural activists, 19 distressed players and 37 cultural organisations of the city and district today received the Prime Minister’s financial assistance to cope with the adverse impact of the novel coronavirus pandemic.
Divisional Commissioner distributed the cheque of Taka 2.95 lakh among 50 needy cultural activists and 19 distressed players at a function at Khulna Shilpokola Academy Auditorium this afternoon to mitigate their sufferings in the Covid-19 pandemic.
Chaired by Khulna deputy commissioner Md Moniruzzaman Talukder, additional deputy commissioner (General) Md Yousup Ali, Khulna Press Club president S M Zahid Hossain, secretary of Khulna divisional sports association S M Mortoza Rashidi Dara, among others, were present.
The divisional commissioner said that the common people of the country will get food and money during the coronavirus outbreak.
Everyone should follow the government's instructions to get rid of Corona, he said, adding that "the government is continuing to distribute relief items among the helpless, destitute and extremely poor people," he said.
Besides, deputy commissioner Moniruzzaman Talukder distributed the cheque of Taka 11.75 lakh among 37 cultural organisations of the city and district as humanitarian assistance from Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to run their organisations during hardship days due to the coronavirus pandemic at the deputy commissioner conference room.
Additional deputy commissioner (Education and ICT) Md Sadekur Rahnan presided over the distribution function.
Additional commissioner (General) Md Yousup Ali, general secretary of Khulna City Awami League MDA Babul Rana, president of Khulna Press Club S M Zahid Hossain, president of Journalists Union Md Mahbub Alam Sohag, freedom fighters Mokbul Hossain Mintu and Alamgir Kabir, among others, were present.
Earlier, the district administration distributed the cheque of Taka 17,13,600 among 107 destitute cultural activists in the city and district to mitigate their suffering caused by Covid-19 pandemic.