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FICCI provides PPEs to DGHS

May 20, 2020 00:00:00

Rupali Haque Chowdhury, President of the Foreign Investors' Chamber of Commerce & Industry (FICCI), handed over PPEs to Prof. Dr. Nasima Sultana, Acting Director General, the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS), at a handover ceremony recently

The Foreign Investors' Chamber of Commerce & Industry (FICCI) provided 11,000 units of high-quality Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) suits to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS), to help the nation in its fight against Covid-19, said a statement.

Among these, 1,000 PPE units are specialised medical grade and rest 10,000 units are for frontline fighters at the hospitals, doctors, nurses, and relevant hospital staff who are extending medical services to coronavirus patients.

On behalf of the FICCI members, President Rupali Haque Chowdhury handed over the PPEs to Acting Director General Prof. Dr. Nasima Sultana at the handover ceremony. Shwapna Bhowmick, EC member of FICCI and Executive Director T I M Nurul Kabir were also present.

On the occasion, FICCI President reiterated the commitment of all the members of FICCI, the multinational companies operators in Bangladesh and said, "We believe it's our responsibility to contribute and stand beside the government of Bangladesh and the healthcare professional to fight this challenging pandemic situation."

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