Eastern Bank Ltd (EBL) provided two freezer vans to Al-Markazul Islami and Anjuman Mufidul Islam to help facilitate burial of dead bodies during the Covid-19 pandemic as part of its special 4.1 crore COVID-19 CSR program.
Mir Nasir Hossain, Director of EBL, handed over the keys to vans to Executive Director of Anjuman Mufidul Islam Md. Mahfuzur Rahman and Hamza Shahidul Islam, Acting Chairman of Al- Markazul Islami at EBL head office in the city on Sunday, August 29, 2021.
Ali Reza Iftekhar, Managing Director & CEO of EBL, Enamul Hasan Khan, Secretary General; Md. Sarwar Hossain, Council Member of Al-Markazul Islami and Md. Motiar Rahman, DIG (Retd), Deputy Director (Service); Nazmul Shadath, Deputy Director (Accounts and Finance) of Anjuman Mufidul Islam and other senior officials of EBL were present at the ceremony.
Mir Nasir Hossain, Director of EBL said, “Al-Markazul Islami and Anjuman Mufidul Islam are well-known for their humanitarian activates in Bangladesh and we feel privileged to be a part of their activities.”
Earlier this month EBL donated a freezer van to Anjuman Mufidul Islam’s Chattogram office.
EBL’s Special COVID-19 CSR program fund has been used for food and medicine assistance and cash support to daily wage earners and the poor across the country. EBL also donated to the Corona unit of Jashore General Hospital managed by SAJIDA Foundation. To distribute funds and aids EBL joined hands with NGO’s like ActionAid Bangladesh, Palli Mongal Karmosuchi, Society for Social Service, Clean and Green Foundation, BURO Bangladesh, SAJIDA Foundation, TMSS, Bidyanondo, and BRAC. EBL also partnered with Sena Kalyan Sangstha Bangladesh to fight COVID-19 pandemic. EBL provided emergency food support to vulnerable families in the districts of Chandpur, Gazipur, Dinajpur, Rajshahi, and Khulna divisional districts, Jamalpur, Mymensingh, Nawabganj, Jashore, and Dhaka, Chattogram, Faridpur and Magura through district commissioners’ offices.