Maya distributes relief materials in Manikganj

MANIKGANJ : Relief and Disaster Management Minister Mofazzal Hossain Chowdhury Maya said the government would not tolerate any pilferage of relief materials, reports BSS.
The relief minister said officials should stand by with the flood victims with the view to mitigate their sufferings.
Maya said Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina herself is monitoring the flood situation and relief distribution.
Relief Minister said this while talking to local journalists after distribution of relief materials among the flood victims at Zafarganj Bazar in Manikganj.
Relief Minister instantly allocated an additional amount of Taka Twenty lakh and 200 metric tons of rice for the flood victims of Manikganj district.
Earlier Taka 12 lakh and 175 metric tons of rice were allocated for the flood victims of the district.
A M Naimur Rahman Durjoy MP, Md. Shah Kamal, Secretary of the Ministry, Riaj Ahmed, Director General (DG) of Ministry of Food, Rashida Ferdouse, Deputy Commissioner, Manikganj, Adv. Golam Mohiuddin, Administrator of Zila Parishad, Manikganj and others accompanied the relief minister.
A total of 23,656 families of 35 unions in six upazilas of the district, so far, have been affected by flood.
A total of 199 educational institutions have been closed due to flood and 35 relief distribution centers opened for the flood victims in the district.


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