Bangladesh To Send 10,000 Tons Rice To Nepal

Bangladesh To Send 10,000 Tons Rice To Nepal

May 5, 2015, 5:45 p.m. Published in Magazine Issue: Vol: 08 No. -20 April 24- 2015 (Baishakh 11, 2072)

Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina directed the authorities concerned to send 10,000 metric tonnes of rice and adequate water to Nepal for its earthquake-hit people.

‘The Prime Minister has asked the authorities concerned to send the rice and water to Nepal on an emergency basis,’ said PM's Press Secretary AKM Shameem Chowdhury.

He said the rice and water would be transported to Nepal through air and by road in phases.

Prime Minister's Press Secretary AKM Shamim Chowdhury told that the PM gave the directive on Monday.

“The process of dispatch had already begun, Shamim said, "The relief materials will be transported by road and air".  The cargoes would travel through Banglabandh-Fulbari-Panitanki-Kakarvitta land route. 

 

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