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Nagad to disburse 75pc of social safety net allowances

| Updated: January 16, 2021 11:12:47


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Nagad to disburse 75pc of social safety net allowances

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has officially inaugurated the disbursement of 75 percent of the government’s allowances under various social safety net programmes through Nagad, the digital financial service of Bangladesh’s Postal Department, says a press release.

The prime minister announced the launch of the disbursement of the payments through two separate virtual programmes at Gonobhaban and Bangabandhu International Conference Center respectively in the morning on Thursday. 

The programme was presided over by the Social Welfare Minister Nuruzzaman Ahmed MP, while State Minister Md Ashraf Ali Khan Khasru was present as special guest.

Prime Minister's Principal Secretary Dr Ahmad Kaikaus moderated the event and Secretary of the social welfare ministry Mohammad Jainul Bari delivered the welcome speech at the inaugural event.

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