President Abdul Hamid on Thursday urged humanitarian organisations such as Rotary International to come forward for the welfare of people affected by Covid-19 pandemic.
The President made the call when visiting Rotary International President Jennifer E Jones met him at Bangabhaban in the evening.
During the meeting, Jones informed the president about the activities of Rotary International, reports UNB.
At this time, she also highlighted the various activities of the global organisation in Bangladesh. Besides, she also praised the programme taken by the government to deal with pandemic.
Pointing out that various natural disasters including climate change are making the world much more unbearable, President Hamid urged the Rotarians to contribute more towards solving these problems.
The president emphasised on increasing the partnership between the governments and citizens of different countries in establishing world peace.
He said that the rich people of the society should take initiatives instead of depending on the government to solve various local problems.
Secretaries concerned to the president's office were also present during the meeting.