BNP’s relief effort in flood-hit areas starts Tuesday

Bangla Tribune Report
Published : 22:42, Jul 22, 2019 | Updated : 22:45, Jul 22, 2019

FILE PHOTO/Syed Zakir HossainThe BNP will start distributing aid among the victims of flood in different parts of the country from Tuesday (Jul 23).
It formed five committees on Monday Jul (22) to coordinate relief efforts in the regions of Rajshahi, Rangpur, Sylhet, Mymensingh and Faridpur.
Speaking to the media, BNP standing committee member Hasan Mahmud Tuku said they formed the five committees, headed by senior leaders, to stand beside the victims as the flood situation took an alarming turn in the country.
Besides, he said, a relief committee of their party will be there in every flood-hit district.
“Our relief committee will start their activities tomorrow (Tuesday). Medical teams will also work alongside the relief teams,” said Tuku, who also heads the party’s relief committee.
Earlier, the 21-member BNP relief committee held a meeting and worked out their action plans. Party secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir, vice chairmen Barkatullah Bulu, Mohammad Shahjahan and AZM Zahid Hossain, among others, joined the meeting.