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Nagad gives Tk 0.5 million to virus-hit employees

April 26, 2020 00:00:00

Bangladesh Post Office's mobile financial service, Nagad, has decided to stand beside its around 0.2 million (2.0 lakh) employees amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, reports BSS.

Nagad will provide up to Tk 0.5 million (5.0 lakh) each for treatment if any of its entrepreneurs, distributors and salespersons become coronavirus positive, a Bangladesh Post Office release said.

As the country is going through an unwanted situation rendered by the deadly COVID-19 pandemic, Nagad thinks it is the best moment to extend humanitarian assistance to the people.

It said Nagad has taken up the initiative to stand by the employees and their family members to acknowledge and appreciate their efforts.

Nagad is pledge-bound to work for the country and its people till the end.

It said with a view to helping people and the country as a whole, Nagad has cut down merchant to merchant transaction fees to Tk 6.

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