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Huawei Bangladesh comes forward to aid flood affected people

  • Published at 09:16 pm August 28th, 2021
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High officials from Huawei informed the company will keep contributing to the social amelioration of the local people in the days to come

Huawei Technologies (Bangladesh) Limited has come forward with relief materials for the flood-affected people in Netrokona, according to a press release.

A relief distribution event has been arranged there in the presence of the local chairman, UNO, and also the virtual presence of posts and telecommunications division’s minister, deputy commissioner of Netrokona, and CEO of Huawei Technologies (Bangladesh) Limited.

Because of the recent flood, thousands of people’s lives have been endangered. 

Many districts of Bangladesh are going through a difficult phase as flash floods have affected people around the country, marooning thousands of people and putting their livelihood in jeopardy. 

As a responsible business entity, Huawei extends its hands forward to help the people in need. In the wake of recent floods, Huawei has distributed relief items among the needy and flood-affected people in Netrokona district today, as part of its recent initiative ‘In Bangladesh, For Bangladesh – Here For You’. 

Around 2,000 helpless families have received a good amount of essential items such as rice, red lentils, potatoes, oral saline, sugar, flour and others.

Posts and Telecommunications Division’s Minister Mustafa Jabbar graced the occasion with his presence as the chief guest.

 

Zhang Zhengjun, CEO of Huawei Technologies (Bangladesh) Limited; Kazi Md. Abdur Rahman, deputy commissioner; Sumon Chakraborty, chairman; and Mr. A H M Ariful Islam, UNO, Khaliajuri, Netrokona were present at the event.

Speaking on the occasion, Mustafa Jabbar said, “First of all, I thank Huawei and welcome their efforts to contribute to the development of the country’s telecommunications sector. We are on the path of building a Digital Bangladesh, and digital connectivity is the backbone of Digital Bangladesh. We are grateful to Huawei as they are helping us to build Digital Bangladesh and the digital highway. In addition, I thank Huawei for providing state-of-the-art technology services. They have been operating in the country for 22 years and are also providing support for digital connectivity.”  

The CEO of Huawei Bangladesh, Zhang Zhengjun, said, “This relief program is our holistic approach “In Bangladesh, For Bangladesh-Here for you” towards the betterment of lives in the flood-affected areas, and this includes our efforts to make people’s lives better. As a localized global company in Bangladesh, we take pride in being locally global and always respond according to that to fulfill our responsibilities in the communities where we operate and look forward to contributing more. ”

“This area remains inundated for six months of the year and dry for another six months. I thank both Huawei and our minister Mustafa Jabbar sir for arranging such a relief program every year. I hope the scope of this relief program will be extended in future”, said Sumon Chakraborty, chairman of Khaliajuri, Netrokona.    

Huawei has recently launched an initiative, ‘In Bangladesh, For Bangladesh,’ to contribute to the welfare of the people of Bangladesh. 

Under this initiative, digital educational devices & health care equipment were given to Obhizatrik school at the beginning of this month. 

Alike this relief distribution event, Huawei will keep contributing to the social amelioration of the local people in the days to come, high officials from Huawei informed.