Desk report,17 September:
To provide the humanitarian assistance to the people fled from Rakhine state of Myanmar to Bangladesh, the Bangladesh Red Crescent Society will receive one of the biggest supports in terms of urgently needed items from the government of Uzbekistan. Each of 8000 vulnerable families (about 50 thousand people) will get 14 types of food and other essential items including puffed rice (Muri), sugar, Beaten rice (chira), Peanut, Milk Powder, Energy Biscuit, Mosquito Net, Sari, Lungi, Blanket, Tshirt and pant set (children), Sandle, Basic Medicine and mineral water.
The repsenartatives of the government of Uzbekistan will hand over these relief goods as a humanitarian aid to Bangladesh Red Crescent Society at 11am tomorrow at BDRCS NHQ.
Honorable Chairman of Bangladesh Red Crescent Society, Mr. Hafiz Ahmed Majumder, will receive the goods from H.E. Mr. Farhod Arziev, Ambassador Extraordinary & Plenipotentiary of Uzbekistan.
Vice Chairman of Bangladesh Red Crescent Society Prof. Dr. Habibe Millat, MP, Treasurer Advocate Touhidur Rahman, Member of the Board of Management, Secretary General of Bangladesh Red Crescent Society BMM Mozharul Huq, NDC and repsestatives from goverenment of Bangladesh and Uzbekistan will be present on the occasion.
Hon’ble Chairman of Bangladesh Red Crescent Society, Mr. Hafiz Ahmed Majumder, sincerly thanked the Government of Uzbekistan for fast coming forward to provide such necessary humanitarian assistance to the suffered people from the State of Rakhine of Myanmar.