Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has provided the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) and Bangladesh Television (BTV) officials and employees, who are assisting the premier in video conferencing and other activities during the coronavirus pandemic, with financial assistance.
Principal Secretary of the PMO Dr Ahmad Kaikaus handed over the cheques from the Prime Minister's Relief and Welfare Fund to the 17 officials and employees, said a press release issued by PMO Thursday.
Deputy Press Secretary to the PM KM Shakhawat Moon said that nine BTV cameramen received the aid from the PM.
The Deputy Press Secretary said that the cameramen assisted the PM in live broadcasting, video recordings and video conferencing from Ganabhaban during the pandemic.
PMO Secretary Md Tofazzal Hossain Mia, Deputy Press Secretary to the PM Hasan Zahid Tushar and Assistant Press Secretary Ashraf Siddiquee Bitu were also present on the occasion.