To safeguard the frontline health activists against Corona, "Dettol Harpic Porichchonno Bangladesh" has distributed disinfectants and cleaning materials to Dhaka North City Corporation, Dhaka South City Corporation, Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) and the Department of Health (DG Health) through Bangladesh Scouts.
The items were handed over to the representatives of the respective organizations through a video conference on Sunday with the theme "Shobai Mile Bhalo Thaki".
The Department of Health (DG Health) received 20,000 Dettol soaps and 6,000 liquid Harpic, Dhaka North City Corporation received 20,000 Dettol soaps and 7,500 liquid Harpic, Dhaka South City Corporation received 20,000 Dettol soaps and 7,500 liquid Harpic, and DMP received 15,000 Dettol soaps and 22,000 liquid Harpic products from Dettol Harpic Porichchonno Bangladesh.
Mohammad Shah Kamal, Senior Secretary of the Ministry of Disaster Management and Relief and National Commissioner of Bangladesh Scouts (Social Development and Health) presided over the handover ceremony.
Chief Commissioner of Anti-Corruption Commission (Investigation) and Chief National Commissioner of Bangladesh Scouts Dr. Md. Mozammel Haque Khan was the chief guest of the occasion while Nusrat Jahan, Marketing Director, Reckitt Benckiser Bangladesh Limited attended as the special guest. Md. Hemayet Hossain, Regional Executive Officer, Dhaka North City Corporation; RM Faizur Rahman, Additional Deputy Commissioner of Police (Administration), DMP; Salauddin Ahmed, Chief Coordinator of Dettol Harpic Porichchonno Bangladesh and Jamal Sikder, Assistant Commissioner of Bangladesh Scouts were also present on the occasion.
Earlier on Wednesday, Dettol Harpic Porichchonno Bangladesh distributed a total of 49,000 disinfectant products to Bangladesh Scouts Chittagong City Corporation (CCC) and Chittagong Metropolitan Police (CMP). Mayor AJM Nasir Uddin received the products on behalf of Chittagong City Corporation and Mr. Amena Begum, Additional Commissioner of Police BPM-Seba received the products on behalf of Chittagong Metropolitan Police (CMP). Apart from this, officials of Bangladesh Scouts and Dettol Harpic Porichchonno Bangladesh and senior officials of the respective organizations were also present on the occasion.
With the number of Corona case increasing each day, people of the country have no alternative solutions to home quarantine, in curbing the spread of the virus. Poor and underprivileged people of different communities have been hit the hardest. With the ongoing crisis in the country, disinfectant and hygiene products have been distributed among 50,000 disadvantaged and helpless families under the "Dettol Harpic Porichchonno Bangladesh" campaign, in collaboration with BRAC-the world's largest development agency. Additionally, BRAC has provided financial assistance to about 500 families in the country.