Journos, sportsmen get financial aid in Pirojpur
PIROJPUR, Aug 5: At least 29 journalists and four sportsmen of the district got financial aid from the government.
Each of 29 journalists got cheque worth Tk 10,000 from the government as donation for their performance during corona pandemic.
In this connection, Pirojpur Press Club organised a cheque distribution event in the club conference room on Wednesday.
Deputy Commissioner (DC) Abu Ali Md Shazzad Hossain attended the function as chief guest while Police Super Haiatul Islam Khan was special guest and President of the club Moniruzzman Nasim was in the chair.
General Secretary of the club Fasiul Islam Bacchu conducted the programme.
On the other hand, each of four insolvent sportsmen of the district received cheque worth Tk 24,000 to help them in the ongoing corona pandemic.
DC Abu Ali Md Shazzad Hossain handed over the cheques at his office on Sunday.
Bangabandhu Krirashebi Kalyan Foundation provided the assistance. At that time, District Sports Association General Secretary Golam Mawla Nakib, and District Sports Officer Md Azim were also present.
Sportsmen Liton Kumar Dey, Linkon Dey, Md Panna Mia, and Md Nasir Uddin received the cheques respectively.