DHAKA, April 11 (BSS) -Food and Disaster Management Minister Dr Md Abdur Razzak today handed over 12 modern pickups for 12 Sidr affected districts for carrying emergency relief goods.
He handed over the keys of the pickups with wireless sets to 12 District Relief and Disaster Management Officers at a function at the office of the Disaster Management and Relief Directorate at Mohakhali here.
Chaired by the Director General (DG) of the Disaster Management Bureau Ahsan Zakir, the function was also addressed, among others, by Disaster Management and Relief Secretary Dr M Aslam Alam, Secretary to the Planning Division Bhuiyan Shafiqul Islam and Director of the Bureau Shamsur Rahman.
Handing over the keys of those pickups, Dr Razzak said these pickups would help speed up disaster management activities.
The disaster management drive of Bangladesh has already appreciated by
The world community has acknowledged Bangladesh's disaster nagement initiatives, he added.
The pickups were purchased with the financial support from the World Bank.