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Palak distributes boats among flood affected in Natore

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Published: 15:40, 24 July 2020   Update: 15:18, 26 July 2020
Palak distributes boats among flood affected in Natore

State Minister for Information Communication and Technology (ICT) Zunaid Ahmed Palak on Friday (July 24) visited the flood-affected areas in Haltibil and Chalanbil of Natore.

Meanwhile, the minister distributed relief goods and 13 boats among five hundred flood affected people at Lalore union area of Natore.

Palak said, “We have made Lalore union as a role model in 11 years only. All the developments including roads, Trimohoni College in Haltibil are gifts of Sheikh Hasina.”

Pointing the flood-hit people, he said, “People of Haltibil and Chalanbil are affected by flood now. Eight unions of Singra upazila suffer floods. Already 52 shelters have been kept ready for them. People took shelters in 14 shelters. Everyday new areas are being flooded. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina took responsibilities of these people.”

Natore Deputy Commissioner Md Shahriaz, Water Development Board Executive Engineer Md. Abu Raihan, LGED Executive Shahidul Islam and others accompanied the minister.

Ariful Islam/Nasim